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mr. machinery operator

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Mr. Machinery Operator

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

Laid back are words rarely used when describing this legendary San Pedro, Calif., chaotic punk-funk-lopsided jazz band. Still, fIREHOSE’s fifth album, produced by Dino Jr’s J Mascis, is agreeably sedate. But while streams of wah-wah guitar drive the album’s more straight-ahead rock feel, loungy vocals and overall fuzzbox production keep mr. machinery operator just inside this threesome’s strict standards of barfly sleazy. B-

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