Boss Hog

Cold Hands

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The Steve Albini-produced album from the post-Pussy Galore, pre-Jon Spencer Blues Explosion group lead by Jon Spencer and partner Cristina Martinez features one of the most erotic album sleeves of the New York noise rock underground. When getting past the novelty artwork, the recording is one of the most essential documents of the scene that spawned the Royal Trux, Chrome Cranks, Cop Shoot Cop, and others circa 1990. Utterly unprecedented, Boss Hog's unique take on garage rock, punk, noise, and blues from the gutter is essential to anyone following the post-Pussy Galore axis of N.Y.C. rock. Cold Hands is the masterpiece of the group deserving of much more than the Jon Spencer Blues Explosion "side project" banner they often fall under. One could consider themselves very lucky to find the LP version of this release.

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