Is it just me or do we seem to be seeing more female fronted punk bands? Liverpudlian The Mysterines, Australian Amyl and the Sniffers and Glaswegian Lucia and the Band Boys spring to mind.

Add to that list Dublin's SPRINTS. Their latest single 'Drones' is now available on Nice Swan Records and is from their forthcoming debut EP Manifesto.
'Drones' is a scuzzy garage punk track which lead singer/songwriter Karla Chubbs admits is about her struggles with imposter syndrome. It is full of electricity and swagger so to realize it is about the pressure of feeling you have to constantly prove yourself is pretty surprising. The energy in this track is full on. The intensity grows with the guitars, drums and vocals almost reflecting the building anxiety until it all breaks down. The realisation that others suffer from the same struggle, and actually you are more than good enough is the high that the song ends on. Full of emotion and spark, this is a raucous track with an accompanying video which is as hilarious as it is thought-provoking. 
Karla is joined by Colm O’Reill, Jack Callan and Sam McCann and the four-piece are already getting plenty of attention from the likes of BBC 6Music and DIY magazine.

If this is the quality of music that SPRINTS are going to produce then I say Karla has absolutely nothing to worry about.
Check out the video for the latest single here:
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