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Artist: ASIAN WOMEN ON THE TELEPHONE
Title: You Have Reached Your Destination
Format: LP
Label: Feeding Tube
Country: USA
Price: $20.00
"Feeding Tubes second LP by Moscows AWOTT is another wonderfully perplexing roll in mounds of candy straw. As with their first FT LP, Ivan (FTR 129LP, 2013), there are many sounds here to put one in mind of early 80s experimental rock bands from the German scene. No one would be shocked to learn this was a lost Zickzack or Pure Freude release. But it aint. AWOTT are near the vanguard of some very happening sounds emanating from the Russian sub-underground. Random sonic factors this time include blaring Contortions-oid sax/bass skronk-lock, unexpected blurts of glitch, air raid panic, Japanese thump-mannerisms, and lots of other glub, all placed amidst a frame that is decisively Eastern Bloc. It makes for a splendid roil. For your additional pleasure, the album is packed in an eye-easy cover that reminds us of the photo on the back of Hot Poops Does Their Own Stuff!, but without the irksome gender reassignments. Still hoping AWOTT can get over here to play some day. We hear their live shows are ecstatic explosions of Dada-shingles (and YouTube vids seem to bear this out), so start yr petition today. And no one asked, but we thought we might point out the bands name is taken from a Sun City Girls track released on the ass-wide Box of Chameleons set Abduction did back in the last century. As The Residents once said, Ignorance of your culture is not considered cool" --Byron Coley, 2015. Edition of 350.

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