My Life is Like Death – Defect Defect EP Review

“My Life… is Like… Death” — Defect Defect lurches into its final act barreling towards a disorderly existential journey. Yes, there is a beginning and an end but whatever order lies in between is not stitched together by time and repetition but rather, sheer will. An 8 minute story of life’s lessons and the agony of its mystery, each song meditates: “I’m not right and I’m not well I’m merely me”, “Life goes on but I’m too far gone”, “no more suffering, no more waiting for tomorrow”. Every groove of this 7” is pure Portland punk but they aren’t the usual catchy tunes dressed in a heavy coat of distortion.

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