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NOWHERE SQUARES

NOWHERE SQUARES

GET THE NERVE TO MIX IT UP

By Jones Willingham

Photo by Breanna Conley Saxon

Birmingham punk-rock mainstays, Nowhere Squares (Paul Wilm, Justin Cordes Wilm, Mikey Williams, Andy Sizemore, and Wes Reid), have been playing together in some form or another for twenty-one years. However, 2019 has brought a new element to the fold with the release of All Mixed Up and Nowhere to Dance, a remixed companion album to their 2018 release All Messed Up and Nowhere to Go. Featuring work from Inkline of Birmingham rap group Nerves Baddington, All Mixed Up offers a stylistic detour with the appearance of 808 drums and heavy bass in conjunction with the Nowhere Squares’ impressive and chaotic energy. MusicBham spoke to Paul in anticipation of the release on Earth Libraries:

Hi Paul! How did the remix album with Inkline come together?

We were scheduled to play a show with Nerves Baddington at The Nick in the winter of 2018 and Ryan (Inkline) made a promo video where he remixed “Quit It” and placed it behind this trippy animated visual of us. It looked… [read more…]