Yo…this is going to end your night the way it should end…DESTROYED. Also, THIS is an ideal submission. Bands – read and study.
The Animal That Therefore I Am (TATTIA) is a chaotic hardcore punk band from Indonesia formed in 2018.
According to the band:
“We were quite bored with work and our daily college routines, and we were especially fed up with the socio-political conditions of Indonesia. Therefore, we thought it was necessary, not only as a medium of expression of our disgust but also to respond to the sickness of our daily routines. With that in mind, that’s why we took the punk roots and combined it with a more ferocious form of post-hardcore. Maybe the “punk” in us is in the spirit of our rebellion, while musically a more chaotic or experimental, and post-hardcore sound was what our souls unleashed. But people are free to interpret our music any way they want.”
They helped us further expand on the brand new single they just dropped – ferocious aptly defines this track of spitting rage:
“Our single, *Anti-Oedipus/Bagaimana Kami Tak Lagi Menghasrati Represi*, was actually inspired by the theory of Oedipus Complex from Sigmund Freud. Freud has shown us about human desires, about human psychology, which is often without us knowing. And human desire is unlimited, always trying to be repressed by the “Father” as a symbol of power, such as religion or culture, and of course the country. We tried to reinterpret the Oedipus Complex Freud theory in another way, by borrowing the theory from the great French philosopher, Gilles Deleuze. Through Deleuze we understand that all this time, humans have been so passive because they are always been shackled by a power outside themselves, which ultimately inhibits their desires that are very productive and subversive. Therefore, this song can be called a rejection or rebellion of Freud’s theory of the Oedipus Complex and all forms of repression in the symbol of the “Father”, which is often unnoticed by us. So, in broad outline, the figure of the “Father” as a symbol of power, as phallogocentrism, has become a fetter that has hindered the flow of our desires. By reinterpreting Deleuze, we tried to kill the ghosts of the father through the noise and the destruction of cultural symbols.”
Woah…now that’s how you explain your track…
The band has stated in the near future they hope to be releasing a split EP with Indonesian hardcore band Katastrov that will feature this new track.