Album Info

RELEASE
October 27, 1998
LABEL
A-Zap Records
GENRES
Avant-Garde, Alternative/Indie Rock, Noise-Rock, Experimental Rock

Album Review

For this Japanese underground rock unit, the approach to ensemble playing seems designed to mimic the noise of kids playing records backwards or 33-rpm records at a 45-rpm speed. The schizophrenic sound is stylistically similar to Atari Teenage Riot, the Boredoms, and Ruins, as they frantically assault music as we know it over the course of an album with no apparent purpose other than to excite pure adrenaline and the punk in all of us. Charlie features guests Mike Patton, Trevor Dunn, William Winant, Gregg Turkington, and others making all-star cameos.
Martin Walters, Rovi

Track Listing

  1. Introduction for Charliehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/introduction-for-charlie/id23157728?i=23157691&uo=5
  2. Circle-Jack (Chase the Magic Words, Lego Lego)http://itunes.apple.com/album/circle-jack-chase-magic-words/id23157728?i=23157678&uo=5
  3. Spathic!!http://itunes.apple.com/album/spathic/id23157728?i=23157682&uo=5
  4. Tapir's Flown Awayhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/tapirs-flown-away/id23157728?i=23157646&uo=5
  5. F.D.C. for Shorthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/f-d-c-for-short/id23157728?i=23157689&uo=5
  6. Taen Taen Taen (?)http://itunes.apple.com/album/taen-taen-taen/id23157728?i=23157705&uo=5
  7. Cannothttp://itunes.apple.com/album/cannot/id23157728?i=23157710&uo=5
  8. Area 877 [Phoenix Mix]http://itunes.apple.com/album/area-877/id23157728?i=23157694&uo=5
  9. Giggle on the Stretcherhttp://itunes.apple.com/album/giggle-on-the-stretcher/id23157728?i=23157684&uo=5
  10. Section Eighthttp://itunes.apple.com/album/section-eight/id23157728?i=23157661&uo=5
  11. Drug Storehttp://itunes.apple.com/album/drug-store/id23157728?i=23157687&uo=5
  12. Stimulus for Revolting Virushttp://itunes.apple.com/album/stimulus-for-revolting-virus/id23157728?i=23157719&uo=5
  13. Excesshttp://itunes.apple.com/album/excess/id23157728?i=23157714&uo=5
  14. Chipped Zoo on the Wall, Wastes in the Sky...http://itunes.apple.com/album/charlie/id23157728?uo=5
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