Kramer's work, both solo and with Bongwater, remains unsurpassed regardless of how many collaborations he clocks up in his discography. He worked with Daevid Allen, John S. Hall, Hugh Hopper, and many others during the '90s, and has maintained a career as an in-demand producer as ubiquitous in the New York indie scene as John Zorn or Thurston Moore. With Daved Hild's songs as the backbone, Kramer laces this recording with his signature production and arrangement skills, which render the recording an unmistakable Shimmy Disc production. Rubber Hair is completely homogenous with Kramer's sound, yet lacks the delicate pop gems of his Secret of Comedy or the wanton guitarscapes of his Guilt Trip solo albums. The collaboration album by Carney/Hild/Kramer is a better collection overall.
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AllMusic Review by Skip Jansen