Lái play Swedish influenced fast-paced raging d-beat punk that propels the ferocious vocals right into the face of the listener. Vocalist Alda’s (originally from Bandung, Indonesia) lyrics engage with voices that explore politics, religion, feminism and queer rights in South East Asia and the diaspora, delivered in both Bahasa Indonesian and English. Lái invoke the members diasporic & queer narratives through punk, mixing ideas and personal experiences that often inter-connect but also continue to conflict in the world around us.
The band has released a couple teaser tracks off their new LP entitled Pontianak out on Ruin Nations Records (Germany) & D-Takt Rapunk Records (Sweden) as soon as is possible after COVID- 19, 2020. The release is also being distributed by Lost in Fog Records in Australia, and will have a cassette release on Basement Records in Malaysia.