The cliches of guitars, sweat and beers - that bring to mind dudes who’ve watched Airheads a few too many times - have modern parallels in bands, garages, D.I.Y. labels, basements and studios too numerous to mention or give a shit about. However, FIDLAR is a breath of fresh air amid this age of censored hiss and pop. It’s like your favorite band when you were 15 but only louder, more drunk and ready to ollie your head just to bail the board on your teeth because, as the acronym states - Fuck It Dog, Life’s A Risk.
Hailing from L.A., FIDLAR - made up of Zac, Elvis, Brandon, Ryan and Danny - started playing together in 2009 and after a year of leaking their demos with ‘found footage’ music videos that glorified teenage breasts, shaking asses, smoking meth, shooting guns and the entire opening credits of Top Secret - FIDLAR rele...