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Bareback Ride

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Bareback Ride

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
performer:
Walt Mink
Producers:
Caroline
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B

Astonishingly derivative of ’60s Brit-pop (the Kinks at their most cloying) and ’70s prog-rock (don’t ask), Walt Mink can’t be serious, and that’s the trio’s appeal. On Bareback Ride‘s breakneck-silly ”Zero Day,” they thrash away in waltz time, and ”Frail,” fueled by a fitful rhythm section, sounds like Rush reborn as an angry skinny-tie band. B

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