Stalwarts of the politico-punk scene Anti-Flag have announced the release date for an acoustic EP recorded in Vienna last year. The EP differs from the norm somewhat in the fact it was recorded in one take at Supersense Wien, a one-of-a-kind analog “direct to vinyl” studio and the band plans to donate all the proceeds to Amnesty International. The EP will feature five classic Anti-Flag numbers and one Ramones cover and will be available to buy from June 24th. Along with this the band are also running a competition to win a unique copy of the record to coincide with the release in an effort to help generate sales (and therefore extra revenue for Amnesty).
Details of this competition, along with the a statement from Anti-Flag regarding the release can be viewed below.
“When you’ve been a band as long as Anti-Flag has its hard to find not only new things to do, but really exciting things to do. To be allowed to have a group of punks invade Supersense in Vienna, which is essentially a museum to vintage recording and musical equipment was an amazing privilege. These songs are one take. Recorded direct to vinyl. There is only 1 copy of that piece of wax, the digital version of these songs are ripped right from that record. 1 take. 1 record. All proceeds going to Amnesty International. It doesn’t get more punk rock than that. Thanks to all involved, buy the tracks, they’re really special versions of these songs and for a really important cause. Peace!”