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Bodega have potential to become this year's most viral new band

Ben Hozie - one of Bodega's two singers – is introducing their track “Truth Is Not Punishment” to a packed-out Soup Kitchen. “Here's a song about spending more time with your computer screen than with your loved ones. It's set in 2013.” The crowd laugh, but anybody who's picked up the Brooklyn five-piece's incendiary debut record since it dropped last week will know that in amongst the scabrous humour of its endlessly-quotable lyrics is a pointed and often intensely self-critical narrative about our present-day relationship with technology.