Justamente Tres

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Justamente Tres is a seventeen song doodling by two of the well-known bass players of punk rock past: Kira Roessler (Black Flag) and Mike Watt (Minutemen, fIREHOSE). Roessler handles the occasional vocal work and comes off sounding like a more modern blues singer akin to Billie Holiday or Ella Fitzgerald but obviously not nearly as good. Songs like "'Til The Blood Ran" might make one believe that there are electronics utilized on the album, but the whole thing is just bass and vocals, Roessler and Watt in their tripped out, laid-back selves, about as far from their respective beginnings as one can get and be faintly recognizable. While some of the tunes can be tedious and at seventeen songs it might be a tad too long, real enthusiasts of Watt and Roessler's work as well as fans of instrumental, jazzy bass work will get a kick out of this.

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