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BACON & EGG – …are fanduvo (Wäntage USA/Motron Records)

Posted: June 27th, 2005, by Simon Minter

I often have my doubts about ‘side projects’, but when they sound like this CD – a side project from two members of Volumen, combining the best in 1980s drum machine technology, hair metal widdling and lame white boy rapping – who am I to complain? This is further evidence that Missoula, Montana is stuck in some kind of time warp where it’s forever the mid-80s. Breakdance-style simplistic drum patterns are augmented by the wailingest of wailing guitars, ably recorded by Tim ‘Fucking Champs’ Green. The riffs come hard and fast. Heads down, devil horn fingers in the air, and ROCK. The toasting on the M.I.C. sounds like a teenager showing off to capture the attention of a group of cheerleaders. The perfect combination of point and pointless.

Bacon & Egg
W?ntage USA
Motron Records

Simon Minter

Simon joined diskant after falling on his head from a great height. A diskant legend in his own lifetime Simon has risen up the ranks through a mixture of foolhardiness and wit. When not breaking musical barriers with top pop combo Sunnyvale Noise Sub-element or releasing records in preposterously exciting packaging he relaxes by looking like Steve Albini.


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