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Rusty - Fluke | Album Review

August 10, 2021

Rusty's 1995 debut album Fluke pulls off a neat trick, sound both of the times and yet somehow ticking the boxes of previous generations. There is the swampy garage blues of "Warning" that Royal Trux or Beck would appreciate as much as ZZ Top of Rory Gallagher. There is a blast of hardcore-ish punk on the aptly titled "Punk" and nods from everyone to the Stooges, Nirvana, Dinosaur Jr. and The Replacements across the record. Separated, the guitars might sound too gnarly or the drums to lo-fi, but the overall combination mostly finds the sweet spot.

 

Song In This Episode:

Intro - Groovy Dead

13:22 - Misogyny

18:07 - K.D. Lang

19:52 - Warning

23:50 - Punk

Outro - California

 

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