Find out more about our use of this data , and also our policy on profanity. Find out more about our use of this data. Stevie Chick Surfacing a few months later — and titled in tribute to the old-skool FX pedals the two guitarists so gleefully abused to stir up their buzzing, serrated swarm of noise — Superfuzz Bigmuff posited Mudhoney as misbegotten garage-rock mavericks, with the muck of the thriving American underground scuffing their Converse.
True Mudhoney devotees, however, will also want to own this bare-bones vinyl reissue, if only for its eminently frame-worthy sleeve. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Licence. Five more albums over the next 14 years kept the flag flying, suffering only from a lack of surprise. Mudhoney got perhaps too good at being Mudhoney, able to churn out solid songs so effortlessly they've rarely felt the need to stretch their boundaries. No envelopes are pushed on the quartet's latest, The Lucky Ones.
But there's an increase in firepower that makes it their best effort in a while. That's especially true of the first three songs, a head-spinning block that nearly matches the snap of Mudhoney's prime. Lyrically, Arm seems acutely aware of time. The album sags a bit in the middle, offering competent but not particularly memorable tunes.
But Mudhoney rips through the last few tracks as convincingly as they did the opening three. Skip to content Search query All Results. Pitchfork is the most trusted voice in music. During initial release, the EP sold incredibly poorly even by Sub Pop standards [ citation needed ] , however, it has since been acknowledged as one of the seminal records of the Seattle scene.
In its review, Jamie Gonzalo called it "sexy, smart, humorous and hard", as well as writing "[Mudhoney] emerged from the underground with this mischievous workout, achieving tense and dramatic musical structures with Turner's scalping guitars, Mark Arm's angry vocals, Matt Lukin's mighty bass and Dan Peters ' propulsive drums. All tracks are written by Mudhoney . All tracks are written by Mudhoney except where noted . All tracks are written by Mudhoney except where noted .
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