Robert Christgau: Dean of American Rock Critics

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  • The Glitterhouse [Cachalot, 1981] B

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The Glitterhouse [Cachalot, 1981]
"Hungry So Angry" is so much their greatest moment--the drop-dead riff that's their entree to the Funk Club--I'm tempted to recommend the EP, which offers two versions of the thing. But in the context "Hungry So Angry" sets up, the more abstract music they prefer comes across not only raw and spatial but also danceable, and you hardly notice their arty vocal dementia. Which isn't to say you shouldn't go for the EP. B