By Ty Burr
December 23, 1994 at 05:00 AM EST

The Residents' Gingerbread Man

type
  • Music
Genre
  • Experimental

Plop this disc in your audio CD player, skip past the first cut, and you’ll hear the latest album by the Residents, San Francisco’s long-lived avant-pop troupe: 10 creepy little songs sung from the POV of characters like the Dying Oilman and the Sold-Out Artist. Next, plop this disc in your CD-ROM drive and you’ll find yourself in the minds of those characters, eavesdropping on their thoughts, and calling up images from their pasts. While Gingerbread Man doesn’t have the seamless, otherworldly depth of the group’s previous CD-ROM, Freak Show, it’s still as bleeding-edge as interactive rock gets. B+

The Residents' Gingerbread Man

type
  • Music
Genre
  • Experimental
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