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Armpit / Tron Ii
Album:Tron Ii Collection:General
Artist:Armpit Added:10/2011
Label:Trapdoor Tapes 

A-File Activity
Add Date:2011-12-04 Pull Date:2012-02-05 
Week Ending:29 Jan18 Dec

Recent Airplay
1.Tue, 24 Jan 12:HYPRK & Doublestuf
2.Wed, 14 Dec 11:abraxas
razor's edge

Album Review
Reviewed 2011-11-29 
Ambling noise rock project made up of New Zealanders Clayton Noone and Sugar John. 10 tracks of boggy lo-fi rock, all nicely distorted, with refreshing blasts of harsh noise. improv with a lower case “i.” A bit bluesy too. Varied stuff showcasing a diverse platter of stylistic influences, but too many half-baked ideas to really make them all work.

1. Lo-fi guitar bashing while sitting in a dark corner. Mumbled vocals.
2. Feedback loops, strange bubbly effects, all over a bed of drum machine.
3. Bluesy minor guitar chords. Repetitive and grainy.
4. Fuzzed-out guitar wanderings, drums. Improv jammy ish.
*5. Crazy cycloning guitar effects over steady drumming. Muffled clumsy male vocals in the background. Pretty fearless.
6. Buzzy staticy feedback. Sounds like electric guitars being tuned.
*7. Midtempo bluesy guitars. Lo-fi as high hell. Strange wailing vocals.
*8. Washes of noise with a synthy electro beat. Cool stuff—this one really works.
9. Blustery noise.
*10. More boggy lo-fi guitars. Static hisses, a bit of percussion, and is that vocals I hear in the background?

Track Listing
1.Bandits 6.Untit
2.Tron 2 7.Os
3.Charles 8.Blackpussy
4.Up Puhoi 9.Abnuzi
5.When In Cars 10.Youse