Muck Spreader delight in unpredictability and embrace chaos like few other bands. With nods to punk and grime, and inspired by everyone from The Dubliners to Ornette Coleman, they talk about social values and bases through a fully improvised setup. “There is no process to our songwriting” they say – and they mean it.
Operating through a collision of genre and ideas, everything is just about held together by vocalist Luke Brennan’s shaman-like messianic energy. In turn, Muck Spreader have emerged as one of the most vital and compelling new London bands. A renowned live act, they’ve built a fervent following and honed a reputation as incendiary and holistic performers utterly dedicated to their craft.
DIY Magazine said of the Abysmal EP: “It’s this constant juxtaposition of the sublime with the despicable that makes Abysmal a complex and fascinating listen”
Liberated from the boundaries of traditional form, Muck Spreader are a collective pushing the confines of just what it means to be a band.