New York-based hyperpunk favorites poptropicaslutz! have released their new single, “something about the sky,” a vital track driven by energetic drums and punchy guitar. “The song came to me one night when we were driving and an insane storm came out of nowhere,” recalls member Christian Cicillia. “I thought it was trippy how when we’d drive under a bridge, there would be a fleeting moment of peace, and complete silence while we were shielded from the rain.” This juxtaposition is certainly present within the track as it gently builds to the first verse, subsequently peppered with explosive moments of raw expression.
Leaning into the myriad of artists that influenced 21-year-old Christian Cicilia and 22-year-old Nick Crawford’s individual music tastes, they both draw considerable inspiration from a …