By Josef Woodard
Updated February 24, 1995 at 05:00 AM EST

An alternative all-star cast joins the legendary indie pioneer for a hyper-hyphenated mix of styles in ball-hog or tugboat? (Columbia). At the center of this roughhouse of an album is the mock anthem ”Against the 70’s” — sung, ironically, by neo-’70s poster boy Eddie Vedder. The lovable mess sometimes turns into aimless noodling, but it’s a good indication of what indie rock was, is, and still could be. B+

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