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NakedSelf

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NakedSelf

type:
Music
Current Status:
In Season
genre:
Rock

We gave it a B-

The The — the band with a stuttering article for a name — returns with NakedSelf, with 20 active years of mutant style under its belt. Matt Johnson’s music is guitar noisy, with a few techno touches, mostly lyrically smart, and suitable for this ambiguous post-alt-rock era. History and identity get fuzzy, as when the ”Hey Bulldog” riff is winkingly quoted in ”SaltWater,” but there’s something appealingly now-and-then about the whole affair. B-

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