Newswire: Self Defense Family’s Superior EP is a dark ode to failure

The thing that almost always comes up when discussing Self Defense Family is the band’s prolific nature. It seemingly releases a new record every other month, and while that can be seen as a challenge to a casual listener, it also offers limitless rewards for those dedicated to hearing everything. For its latest four-song EP on Run For Cover Records, the band promised “its darkest material to date.” And does Superior ever deliver: The A.V. Club is streaming Superior in full below, which sees the band’s chilliest music paired with its bleakest lyrics in service of a record that refuses to see the light at the end of the tunnel.

Superior is available for pre-order via Run For Cover.

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