Cardiacs are a band founded in 1977 from Kingston upon Thames that is the very definition of a cult band. They play a distinctive style of experimental rock often called “Pronk”- a portmanteau word of progressive and punk (which isn’t an entirely accurate description). They’re noted for their compositional complexity and their lyrics, which are…well, they’re hard to find the meaning in, to say the least (which is probably intentional) but they are rather well written. In the past, they got a lot of dirt thrown at them by critics- notably, NME had