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  • The Beast That Devoured Itself [Fresh Sounds, 1985] B+

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The Beast That Devoured Itself [Fresh Sounds, 1985]
Haven't heard an indie album with this kind of unaffected formal integrity since Hüsker Dü's Land Speed Record. Lots of garage bands craft their songs more cannily, but these kids have the spirit. They believe their basic guitar riffs will provide all the melody their rush-and-roar needs, and they're right. B+