In 2009, Night Birds resuscitated the surf-inspired, '80s hardcore sound and has been cranking it to a new level ever since. "Mutiny At Muscle Beach," the band's third full-length and first on Fat, is an unrepentantly raw blast of punk rock that evokes the spirit of Adolescents, Dead Kennedys, Germs, D.I. and Circle Jerks. The 12 tracks are further developed with Night Birds' integration of modern influences, a referential aesthetic, and a healthy dose of passionate innovation. Just like Night Birds' live show, this album is an unbridled onslaught of throwback-meets-modern hardcore that never stops to take a breath.