Having spent the season on the festival circuit and gigging with legendary bands like The Libertines, I’m sure Brighton’s YONAKA could put together a pretty epic “How I spent my summer vacation” essay.
Instead, YONAKA have released a thrilling debut EP called HEAVY, which finds them in terrific form — the four-piece’s eccentric, razor-sharp rock sound no doubt honed by a relentless touring schedule under the brightest of lights.
The blistering “Bubblegum,” to me, is the EP’s signature track. It’s also our Song of the Day. Listen below.