Watch: FIDLAR - West Coast

Watch: FIDLAR - West Coast

FIDLAR are back again with a new, jubilant music video.

I’m going to be honest with you guys, I wasn’t the biggest fan of the 40oz On Repeat music video. It’s not that the visual component of FIDLAR’s new single was bad or not hilarious. Seeing frontman Zac Carper portrayed as a confusingly convincing sexy schoolgirl was worth the price of admission alone.

But the one-two punch of the new, cleaned up sound and an expensive well produced but made to look DIY video had me concerned the band was heading for that glossy Blink 182 sound we got in the All The Small Things era and beyond. Again, not bad; just a far cry from a band who previously reveled in “being covered in dirt from their head to their toes”.

That’s why this new video comes with a sigh of relief. On latest single West Coast and its accompanying clip, we see the So-Cal punks return to the scuzzed-out punk anthems and wild live antics that put them on the map in the first place. Made from archival footage gathered from years of touring, the clip’s a celebration of hedonistic over-indulgence and uncontrollable energy. Check it out below:

Follow FIDLAR: FACEBOOK / WEBSITE

Exclusive: Introducing The Gusset and their debut EP, Sunsets & Phets

Catch the WA four-piece as they launch their EP at Jack Rabbit Slim's on March 10.

5 months ago

Watch: Knuckle Puck - Disdain

Knuckle Puck give hope to the future of pop-punk with first track from new album Copacetic.

3 years ago

Premiere: Get to know Mel Jackson and her new single, Best Friends

The Perth-based songstress has a new single to ease you gently into the weekend.

2 years ago

Tired Lion smash it again with new single Not My Friends

Another tick to the grunge up and comers.

2 years ago

Close
-->