Harry Pussy

What Was Music?

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The title may certainly be a question the two members of this Florida duo asked each other after their lo-fi recording sessions of off-the-cuff drums and electric guitar interaction; this duo is a rock-noise outfit that seems set on destroying the academy with such simple tools. Like Ascension and the Blue Humans, they adopt the explosive spirit of free jazz as exemplified by John Coltrane and Rashied Ali's Interstellar Space and apply it to post-punk experimental aesthetics, resulting in chaos designed to be insulting to music lovers. This collection is not as effective a protest as it might proclaim, as destroying rock music would surely not begin with exploring its base elements to the degree that this duo does. Regardless of subversive sentiments, the guitarist and drummer trip themselves up on a few occasions, as the energy in this recording is a tell-tale sign of how much they love it -- music in its most primitive and simplistic form.

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