September 15th – Moth Club, LondonOctober 16th – Left Of The Dial Festival, NetherlandsNovember 19th – Esquires, BedfordNovember 25th – Adelphi, HullNovember 27th – Headrow House, LeedsDecember 4th – Broadcast, GlasgowDecember 5th – Sneaky Pete’s, Edinburgh
Share With the quartet’s second run of 7” vinyl now sold out, the hype around these lads continues to grow. New B-side ‘Declare’ deals with complicity and inaction in the face of violence or persecution.
Despite navigating such serious political themes, Italia 90 still manage to convey sardonic humour and a sense of playfulness in their songwriting. Revisit the video for Borderline, directed by Dylan Adkinson, below and grab tickets for the Italia 90 tour dates here. That preceded another EP, Italia 90 III which came via Fierce Panda and Permanent Creeps. ‘Borderline’ is their first release on Brace Yourself Records which was picked by Modern Age Music as our Song of the Day earlier this year. Regulars at The Windmill in Brixton – their back catalogue grapples with issues such as police brutality and the crimes of soldiers in Northern Ireland. Italia 90 thread together several disparate influences, united by childhood friendship and a drive to make exciting, interesting and politically/socially engaged music.
The band have released two EPs on cassette, as well as two singles with the experimental label Box Records. Brighton, turned South London residents Italia 90 have announced a string of UK tour dates including Moth Club in their new hometown. The announcement of the 2021 GHB Lasagne Tour is the perfect opportunity to see Italia 90’s adrenaline-fuelled post-punk in action.