Scottish emo quad Dude Trips have teamed up with fellow Scots art and lifestyle brand empire Abandon Ship Apparel to drop a Valentine’s Day inspired EP ‘Songs For the Broken Hearted’, bundled up with some brand new merchandise.
At the very core of the group is powerful and existential lyrics, and their ability to produce relatable songs that explore realisation, raw emotions, friendship and love shines beautifully through this EP.
‘Dirt Mall’ is the soundtrack for the young adults finding their way in the world, for locking your bedroom door after a bad day at the 9-5 you hate, for late night drives with your friends, head-banging Wayne’s World style.
“Ask Santa for a guitar for Christmas and practice like a motherfucker. Well, without the swearing.”
Ahead of their biggest Glasgow headline show to date, we caught up with Scott, Jamie, and Shaun of Scottish alternative band Dude Trips…
“I had to get it all out to stop me from imploding.”
‘”Iniquity’ is to this day still one of the most challenging songs I have written in terms of subject matter and portrayal of my own thoughts.”
“I was like, ‘fuck me, all these people, all these bands are small punk bands, but they’re playing here and they’re all on tour, this is fucking sick this!’ Fuck uni, I hate uni, I’ll start a band. We’ll play The FEST.”
To summarise an explosive night with one of the best bands in the alternative music scene in only a few words would be an insult.
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“Contains strong language, dark themes, and dirty fucking riffs.”
Thornhill supporting Wage War at G2, Glasgow. All photos by JenxJoyce.