Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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My Bloody Valentine: Tremolo [Sire/Warner Bros., 1991]
A four-song sampler builds off an anthem from the forthcoming Loveless to the spectacular guitaristics of "Honey Power," a pomo "Telstar" that shifts midway into doo-doo-doo--from which it segues into something depressive but not therefore unreminiscent of "Telstar." So take the test. Can you stand it? If so, you're ready for the longer stuff. A-