A horrible hack

Man Is The Bastard - Bastard Noise

The Lost M.I.T.B. Sessions

Year Released: 2015
Format: LP
Label: Deep Six
Reviewed by Alex Deller on Apr 4, 2016
At their best, MITB/Bastard Noise approach something mystical: a shapeless, genreless, insidious sonic goop that invades the cracks between your senses and threatens to fully take command. This latest release is a prime example, the first side lulling you in with a reasonably comfortable set of surroundings (whinnying bass; garbled vocals; chirring electronics) before the chaos of side B descends. This, a clamouring, void-straddling piece called 'Long Pig', bucks, turns and crumples inward before vomiting itself afresh, employing the distinctive vocals of Kris Force to tremendous effect and forcing you to question why you actually bother listening to anything else.
Recommended record by Collective Zine!

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