Don Giovanni Records
Downtown Boys Full Communism
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Format CD/LP/Digital

Catalog Number DG-94

Release Date May 2, 2015

01 Wave of History
02 Santa
03 100% Inheritance Tax
04 Tall Boys
05 Break A Few Eggs
06 (Brown and Smart)
07 Monstro
08 Desde Arriba
09 Future Police
10 Traders
11 Poder Elegir
12 Dancing in the Dark

Downtown Boys debut LP Full Communism is a thrashing record of songs about smashing the prison-industrial complex, racism, queerphobia, capitalism, fascism, boredom, and all things people use to try to close our minds, eyes and hearts. Released May 5th on Don Giovanni Records, the band will take their ferocious live show on the road with labelmates Screaming Females and make a stop in Austin during SXSW.

Full Communism comes at a current critical moment in the struggle for justice being fought in the US and throughout the world. It is set to a commanding tempo programmed make you move regardless of whether singer Victoria Ruiz is singing or shouting. “Wave Of History” opens with the ominous funk of a horn line, deciding this generation has the power to create change, “Break A Few Eggs,” opens with punk-infused guitars and saxophones and only two lines of lyrics that need little interpretation. “Monstro” is a feminist anthem, in your face in the best way with an incredibly infectious sax line.

Downtown Boys are a bilingual political sax punk party from Providence, RI. Impossible to categorize and comprised of a formidable voice, two saxophones, guitar, bass and drums, their scathing energy is palpable in every room they take hold of. Shifting from English to Spanish, punk to rock to jazz to pure fun, their record is sure to open eyes, rattle ribs and bring dancefloors to their knees.

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Recorded and mixed by Greg Norman at Electrical Audio
Produced by Joe Steinhardt
Mastered by Carl Saff

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