All label earnings shall be donated to Hope Not Hate.
Optimo Music, the Glasgow-based document label run by JD Twitch, has launched a brand new imprint, Against Fascism Trax.
The new label, which goals to “provoke dialogue that’s basically anti-racist, anti-sexist, non-homophobic, non transphobic, non-ageist” and “non-ableist”, in addition to “to query and break down the category divide”, will launch with a 12″ from newcomer Logtoad, Rat Full Of Coins (Vol. 1).
In the Against Fascism Trax manifesto – which repurposes textual content written by Lerato Khathi, AKA Lakuti – JD Twitch says: “If AF Trax reaches only one particular person to make them change their thoughts over being a supporter of the far proper, motivates any individual to work towards fascist pondering, informs somebody or raises funds – then I’ll view it as having been successful”
“The label’s message could be very easy. The far proper finally want for the destruction of our lifestyle and certainly the lives of lots of the folks we love. The message is love. The message is solidarity. The message is No Pasaran – They shall not cross.”
Against Fascism Trax has 10 12″s deliberate for 2019, with Logtoad’s Rat Full Of Coins (Vol. 1) arriving on January 11. All label earnings will go to Hope Not Hate, which campaigns to counter racism and fascism. Check out the duvet artwork, which options the AF Trax manifesto, and tracklist under.
A1. ‘Ratchet Beat’
A2. ‘Screw Pump’
B1. ‘Drill Beat’
B2. ‘Hex Acid’
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