Post-Punk Poetry in Motion: Deadletter Electrifies Scala

Deadletter rocked Scala with their electrifying post-punk revival, proving themselves as one of London’s most thrilling acts to watch. Their performance was a masterclass in energy and engagement, capturing the audience with a visceral blend of narrative-driven lyrics and a dynamic stage presence. The setlist, featuring hits like ‘Weights’ and the thought-provoking ‘Fall of the Big Screen’, showcased their unique ability to blend humour and social commentary, resonating with the crowd’s own experiences and emotions.

The Yorkshire-originated, South London-based band brought their A-game, infusing the venue with the droll fury of The Fall and the rhythmic prowess of Gang of Four. Their performance was not just a gig, but a statement – a blend of acerbic delivery and angst that perfectly encapsulates the spirit of modern post-punk.

Lead singer Zac Lawrence commanded the stage with a blend of wit and intensity, reminiscent of influences like John Cooper Clarke and Mark E Smith. The band’s interaction with the audience was magnetic, creating an atmosphere that was both intimate and explosive.

In essence, Deadletter at Scala wasn’t just a concert; it was a pulsating, post-punk poetry session, wrapped in a blanket of raw, unadulterated energy. This is a band that doesn’t just play music; they ignite a conversation, making them a must-see for anyone who cherishes the power of live music to move and challenge.

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Jason Miller
Jason Miller

Jason Miller is a leading digital B2B marketer, who’s held senior roles at LinkedIn, Marketo, and ActiveCampaign. Before entering the B2B space, he spent ten years at Sony, developing and executing marketing campaigns around the biggest names in music. He is a prolific keynote speaker, digital marketing instructor at UC Berkeley, and best-selling author. Also an accomplished rock concert photographer, his work appears in books, magazines, and album covers.

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