Dork Radio
Now playing:
In the mag...
Featuring The 1975, Billie Eilish, Idles, The Japanese House and more.
Order a copy
December 2018 / January 2019
Banger

Animal House - Tobacco

The story of five guys who have taken a long, hard look in the mirror and decided they’re probably about average, if they’re being honest.
Now playing on Dork Radio. Tune in now! Keep up with the latest tracks with our Brand New Bangers playlist on Spotify here.
Animal House - Tobacco
Published: 7:30 am, August 07, 2018Words: Jake Hawkes.

Animal House is a 1978 American comedy film most famous for popularising toga parties and food fights. It’s also the name of a part Aussie, part Brit band based in Brighton. We’re a music magazine, so we’re writing about the second of the two, surprisingly.

‘Tobacco’ is the latest single from their ‘Premium Mediocre’ project, the story of five guys who have taken a long, hard look in the mirror and decided they’re probably about average, if they’re being honest.

That’s their angle anyway, but we think they’re probably a notch or two above mediocre and this track is our killer piece of evidence. Early Kings of Leon with a bit of extra toe-tapping, ‘Tobacco’ is the kind of song you can’t help but dance to, with an ear worm of a guitar line to go along with it.

The song itself is about exactly what it says on the tin: ‘Saturday night, sucking them down’ they sing, talking of wheezing away but carrying on regardless. The subject matter might not be the most glamorous, but you’ll be singing along all the same, and probably dancing badly whilst spilling your pint in the process.

Give all this a try

Hype List 2019: Indoor Pets
Feature

Hype List 2019: Indoor Pets

Hurray, it’s finally debut album time for Indoor Pets. Expect big tunes, infectious choruses, and a bucket load of top #content.
Hype List 2019: Thyla
Feature

Hype List 2019: Thyla

Brighton bunch Thyla have been building buzz all year; 2019 is set to see them take it to a new level. Frontwoman Millie Duthie tells us more.
Hype List 2019: Billie Eilish
Feature

Hype List 2019: Billie Eilish

Pop prodigy Billie Eilish isn’t heading for stardom, she’s already there. 
Watch Sundara Karma's video for new track 'The Changeover'
Watch

Watch Sundara Karma's video for new track 'The Changeover'

It's the third track to be taken from their new album 'Ulfilas' Alphabet'.
Like this? Subscribe to Dork and get every issue delivered direct to your door anywhere on the planet.
CONTACT PRIVACY ADVERTISE

© 2018 The Bunker Publishing