Wax Idols No Future


Formats Available

Label # HZR 094UPC
Street DateNovember 1st, 2011
Label # HZR 094 CDUPC 844553051627
Street DateNovember 1st, 2011
Label # UPC 844553051627
Street DateOctober 25th, 2011

The San Francisco Bay area’s most promising breakout, and formidable female-fronted pop wonders are not who you may already believe or expect. Lead by the enigmatically agitated HEATHER FEDEWA (aka HEATHER FORTUNE, ex-HUNX & HIS PUNX, BARE WIRES, and current BLASTED CANYONS), WAX IDOLS straddle the line between ripping tough/tender post-punk/goth-pop, and irresistibly anthemic indie rock hooks, somewhat like Joan Jett would sound like tearing through Best Coast with a chainsaw or if Mary Monday had been a member of Wire. Your curiosity may have already been piqued from their unabashed debut 7-inch “All Too Human,” released on Hozac earlier this year, but it’s hard to imagine anyone being ready for an LP of this caliber, bursting at the seams with hits for all seasons, and effortlessly blurring the lines between viciously beautiful temperance and an unwavering, attitude-soaked attack on your comfort zone. With an arsenal of songs that range from chest-pounding melodic punk screamers, to tense-yet-tumultuous tracks of sadness overcome with bombastic pop precision, No Future is one of the most impressive LPs we’ve had the pleasure of releasing, and one we’re sure will go far. Fedewa’s uniquely surly-yet-sultry voice has such an lasting impact, it seamlessly traces the gamut of human emotions back & forth from the unhinged heights to the inescapable doldrums, all tied up in perfect blasts of modern pop/post-punk subdued simplicity that are as upfront and immediate as any of of their legendary influences.


  1. #1 Dead Like You
  2. #2 Hitman
  3. #3 Dilno
  4. #4 Gold Sneakers
  5. #5 Nothing At All
  6. #6 Hotel Room
  7. #7 Human Condition
  8. #8 Bad Future
  9. #9 Uneasy
  10. #10 Sand in My Joints
  11. #11 Grey Area
  12. Single MP3s for this release are $0.99.