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The Rogers Sisters

  • Purely Evil [Troubleman Unlimited, 2002] ***
  • Three Fingers [Troubleman Unlimited, 2004] B+

Consumer Guide Reviews:

Purely Evil [Troubleman Unlimited, 2002]
no, not as good as the Bush Tetras--better, which is the least we should insist on ("Purely Evil," "Zero Point") ***

Three Fingers [Troubleman Unlimited, 2004]
Especially when the guy is singing, the art-funk forebears this trio recalls are ones the mind's ear can no longer retrieve--Medium Medium if their finest moment had been less fine, say. But friendlier echoes tone up their EP--Devo, Gang of Four, B-52's--and groove and lyrics pack serious wallop. Finest by far is Jennifer's cute, wise, dippy "Fantasies Are Nice," which deserves to rule dancefloors like the "Hungry So Angry" of yore. B+