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Vexers, the / Vexers, the
Album:Vexers, the Collection:General
Artist:Vexers, the Added:04/2003
Label:Ace Fu Records 

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Add Date:2003-06-16 Pull Date:2003-08-18 
Week Ending:17 Aug3 Aug27 Jul20 Jul13 Jul6 Jul29 Jun22 Jun
Airplays:11211254

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5.Thu, 31 Jul 03:johnn
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3.Wed, 24 Dec 03:Elias (Dr Furious)
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6.Wed, 23 Jul 03:Hannah Mae
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Album Review
Elias (Dr Furious)
Reviewed 2003-06-08 
Kick ass punk/post-punk with lead grrrl vocals. California expats hailing from Philly, PA. Rhythmic chops on guitar remind the Quails and riff-based guitar grooves ring Sleater Kinney. There is a Stooges-esque undercurrent here (thickness of bass/drum line or maybe just a sloppy/lazy time signature)and an elusive Devo-esque quality. Wait, I think drum/bass line sometimes rings Pixies (track 10) and Throwing Muses (track 6). These guys have a dirty mouth, but so do I. Pretty good stuff.
Play 9, 10, 6 (FCC), 5, 2 (FCC), 3, 1
1. Head bopping guitar chops open-up to a Sleater Kinney-esque guitar riff. Vocal chorus (clean-clean-clean) reminds Devo.
2. FCC (f-word). Devo-eque guitar riffs. Wait! She even sings "evolution sucks". De-evo-lved.
3. Mutual Masturbation is the name of this track and I am loving it... a frenetic melodic riff, vocals remind Bikini Kill.
4. Bouncy. Straight-up pop-punk rocker.
5. Lots of call-and-response interplay between guitar riffs. Dominant bass line and vicious rhythmic attacks. Mid-tempo - apocalyptic mood.
6. LOVE THIS TRACK!!! But FCC's (son of a bitch, F-word). Awesome melodic riff and free flowing rhythm/groove (see Throwing Muses). Dreamy and rebellious all at the same time.
7. FCCs. "Fuck it Up".
8. Straight up pop-punk rocker.
9. 100% Sleater Kinney-ish. Kicks ass!!!
10. Serious bass-drum line, whistling, rhythmic build-up's. This rings Pixies and Kim Deal. An epic coda.

Track Listing
1.Something Dirty 6.The Saint
2.Human Machine 7.Fuck It Up
3.Mututal Masturbation 8.Get Up Get Out
4.City Life 9.Rat-Bite Fever
5.You Get Nothing 10.Sick Sick Sick