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Soft Target

by Red Cities

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Soft Target 02:26
Hold Fast 01:13
White Noise 04:55


Modern Peasant Records-016

Recorded and engineered by Charlie Johnson at Fuse Recordings, Lincoln, Nebraska - December 2016 and February 2017. Mastered by Garrett Haines at Tree Lady Studios, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - July 2017.

Byron Anway: Guitar/Vocals
Matt Bokovoy: Guitar
Eric Aspengren: Bass/Vocals
Josh Leeker: Drums


released November 25, 2017

No. 60 "Best Albums of 2017" - Big Takeover Magazine

“The five-year-old foursome’s even better, belated follow-up is a feast (and fest!) for such hard n’ raw right-hand riffing – I’ll add Fred Sonic Smith and Wayne Kramer – only Red Cities are like the Aussies that seized that Detroit/Cleveland template and set it on fire – it’s hot, hot, hot!”

Jack Rabid, Big Takeover Magazine 81, Jack’s Top 40 (Fall 2017)

“From the opening riff of ‘#1 Party School in America’ onward, Red Cities delivers a 9-song blast of uncompromising, politically-charged punk rock on ‘Soft Target’ – the band never flags in delivering the Stooges/Sonic’s Rendezvous Band/MC5/Off! – style rock’n roll”

W. Kent Wolgamott, Lincoln Journal Star, November 2017

Vinyl available at: redcitiesofficial.com/merch/

Vinyl-Modern Peasant Records: modernpeasantrecordsofficial.com


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Red Cities Lincoln, Nebraska

Red Cities is a loud and unruly Lincoln, NE-based garage rock and psychedelia band started in 2012 that is into music being fun, intelligent, and independent with the outcome of avoiding the corporate record industry and rock stardom. Red Cities is a cog in the larger Big Takeover. ... more

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