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Forget the Mos Eisley Cantina – Star Wars Just Debuted the Galaxy’s Most Dangerous Band


WARNING: This text accommodates spoilers for Star Wars: Visions Season 1, Episode 2, “Tatooine Rhapsody,” now streaming on Disney+.

Star Wars: Visions‘ second episode, “Tatooine Rhapsody,” options the galaxy’s hottest up-and-coming emo/pop-punk band Star Waver. Bringing alongside musical stylings paying homage to bands like My Chemical Romance, Mayday Parade and The Surprise Years, they’re identical to another band making an attempt to make it in a galaxy far, far-off, identical to the cantina band Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes from A New Hope.

Nonetheless, Star Waver’s frequent run-ins with bounty hunters like Boba Fett imply they’re packing some severe firepower below these devices. As such, they’re a youthful, hipper and extra harmful than Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes — to not point out their music will probably go down in Star Wars music historical past.

Boba Fett in Star Wars: Visions

Star Waver’s members positive know find out how to defend themselves from the galaxy’s deadliest bounty hunters. Weapons are constructed into every of their musical devices to defend themselves from any rabid followers or bounty hunters on their tail. Frontman Jay is an escaped Jedi youngling who modified his lightsaber right into a microphone. Bassist Gee the Hutt has rumble bass that doubles as a flamethrower. Guitarist Kurti has electrified twin guitars that operate like a taser in a pinch, and drummer Lan — who has three torsos — makes use of his drumsticks like mallets or hammers on dangerous guys. They’re capable of out-maneuver Boba Fett and his crew with ease 3 times, in keeping with the episode, even when it means not getting to complete their set. They clearly know find out how to defend themselves, a necessary life talent when dwelling within the Outer Rim.

Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes, essentially the most iconic band within the Star Wars galaxy, additionally in all probability know find out how to throw down. They ply their musical commerce in a cantina in Mos Eisley, a den of scum and villainy. Their unassuming look and light-hearted, jazz-inspired tunes could be hiding some severe firepower, however Star Waver would beat the Modal Nodes in a battle any day. Their fast considering in fights and modded devices make them extra more likely to survive a skirmish, and their a number of escapes from Boba and his crew show it.

Star Wars: Visions

However by way of who has the higher music, it’s exhausting to say. The enduring “Cantina Song,” and the band who performs it, are one of the vital memorable elements of A New Hope. The catchy, jazz-inspired tune is the supply of many a Star Wars meme and is well-known amongst followers. It’s arguably the extra traditional and iconic Star Wars tune, rating up with “The Imperial March” and the opening crawl. Starwaver’s emo and pop-punk stylings are a primary for the Star Wars universe, although. Many of the music heard taking part in in cantinas or golf equipment sounds much more just like the music performed by the Modal Nodes, however maybe that’s why Star Waver is turning into so in style within the Outer Rim: they’ve a recent, fashionable fashion that fires up the viewers, saves Gee from execution and will get them sponsorship from Jabba the Hutt.

Star Waver’s musical mold-breaking and empowering lyrics are taking Star Conflict‘s iconic music to a complete different degree, that means their uplifting music, “You Are Okay,” will go down in Star Wars‘ music historical past. Figrin D’an and the Modal Nodes may even be seen watching their large efficiency on the pod racing area. The band’s versatile nature, going from singing songs to preventing bounty hunters, makes them an superior addition to the ever-expanding Star Wars universe. However, in fact, neither of those bands have something on the Max Rebo Band, starring one Sy Snootles.

You possibly can catch Star Waver’s emo stylings in “Tatooine Rhapsody” and each episode of Star Wars: Visions, streaming on Disney+.


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