On this farewell EP, Endpoint brings together the urgent emotion of Catharsis with Aftertaste's burgeoning musicianship; the result is their definitive musical statement. "Mather's Point" is the best example of this union. The song contains a metal-via-hardcore tension that wouldn't sound out of place on Catharsis but its arrangement is more sophisticated than anything on that album. After being propelled by the dark and moody crunch, the listener is dropped off into anticipation, waiting and wanting more as the song ends. The lyrics on The Last Record are thoughtful and literary as always, particularly on "Brown County" where folk balladry and hardcore actually combine successfully. Here, Endpoint wears their hearts on their sleeves with their final recorded words: "We've got to love the others as sisters and brothers, we've got to learn to use it, we've got to never lose it."
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AllMusic Review by Matt Kantor