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Repeater + 3 Songs
Repeater + 3 Songs
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6 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Best of the best., 24 Nov 2008
This review is from: Repeater + 3 Songs (Audio CD)
One of the finest records to ever be released in any genre, 'Repeater' remains - nearly 20 years later - a testament to all the things that were best about alternative music before it's painful commercialization took place in the early nineties.

Built on the interplay between some truly incredible drumming and bass-playing and guitars that burn with both ferocity and focus, the album moves from the almost playful to the downright intense, although most would probably note the holy trinity of 'merchandise', 'Sieve-fisted find' and 'Styrofoam' as the three tracks that not only define the album but the early Fugazi sound.

Like Big Black's 'Atomizer' and Sonic Youth's 'Sister' this is an album that anyone with even the slightest interest in punk needs to own.

By the way, 'Repeater' IS the correct album name. '3 songs' was an E.P that became bundled with the album some time in the mid nineties.

Beyond being a masterpiece. Truly transcendent. Do yourself a favour and get it now.

Two Nuns & a Pack Mule
Two Nuns & a Pack Mule
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Price: £7.71

10 of 11 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Albini rocks., 6 July 2002
This review is from: Two Nuns & a Pack Mule (Audio CD)
Pure, vicious punk the way it should be. Steve Albini is perhaps the only bona fide genius making music today. Big words I know but i grew up on Big Black and love his Shellac stuff. this album is brilliant and the cover of 'Just Got Paid' is up there with Albinis own 'bad penny' and 'Kerosine'.
get this today. let it remind you of how powerful this scene was before Nirvana messed it all up!

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