Label: Apartment Records

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Gravel Control
The whylight zone
Apartment Records

Sometimes I don't understand why bands do certain things. On this 7" Gravel Control tries to keep things as raw as possible but totally destroys any kind of enjoyment I might have. While the songwriting and the mood on these four slow rockers appeal to me (they sound like a cross between a doom-metal band and the slower, early Sonic Youth numbers) the way they are packaged is atrocious. By that I mean that the guitars are out of tune and there are mistakes everywhere. I don't mind No-Wave (I actually enjoy quite a bit of it) but Gravel Control don't fit in that scene at all.
- Simon Thibaudeau