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Joanna Gruesome / Weird Sister
Album:Weird Sister Collection:General
Artist:Joanna Gruesome Added:11/2013
Label:Slumberland Records 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2013-11-07 Pull Date:2014-01-09 
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Album Review
Reviewed 2013-11-07 
Fucking incredible Welsh noise pop-cum-twee with hardcore, shoegaze, PacNW influences via Slumberland. Fem lead vox- often indecipherable, dual guitars, slamming rhythm section, absolutely perfect balance of melodies and noise. Fuzzed out, jangly, catchy, head-slamming; do-do-do's, shouts, dreamy vox in abundance right next to one another. Intense, essential, one of the year's best.

RIYL: Veronica Falls, Sonic Youth, early/mid MBV, Wax Idols, Mika Miko, Dinosaur Jr., riot grrrl

*1 (2:38) Grooving, shimmering, sugary pop dripped in noise
***2 (2:46) Insanely catchy, blissful twee pop intermingles with noisy breakdowns. Loud, pounding ending. What a fucking song
*3 (3:25) Slower, groovy, 90s fuzz track pounds along under high, breathy vox
*4 (2:33) Noisy open into SY discordant guits, hooks, pounds, F/M vox
5 (2:05) FCC FUCK Romping; floating, dreamy vox over bashing drums
**6 (2:44) One guitar jangles, one makes noise; screamed, passionate F vox alternate w/ dream poppy M/F ones. Love/violence lyrics
7 (2:49) Slow noisy intro; blistering catchy noise-twee that just explodes
8 (4:02) Slower, pummelling with quiet sections; feedback washes, dreamy vox
9 (3:20) FCC FUCK Reverbed guitar, amped up, punky, loud drums, noisy outro
10 (2:12) FCC FUCK Quiet; noisy backdrop, plucked guitars, slow, dreamy first 60%, then soars, settles down again; nice closer. Ends 10s early

Track Listing
1.Anti Parent Cowboy Killers 6.Secret Surprise
2.Sugarcrush 7.Do You Really Wanna Know Why Yr Still In Love With Me?
3.Wussy Void 8.Candy
4.Madison 9.Graveyard
5.Lemonade Grrrl 10.Satan