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Big Sniff

by PUZZLEHEAD

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Swim 03:09
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Carpool 03:11
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Doctor 04:56
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New Shoes 04:35
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Glitch 03:23

about

In the era of the infinite-side-project built and constructed solely to tour and dispense a few fleeting cassettes into the world it is nice (to this author) to see groups practice longevity and vision--somewhat of a lost art-form in this here Current Underground. Not to say I ain’t a fan of the disposable and fly-on-the-wall mentality that has pervaded certain strains of subculture since their inception; but it is truly refreshing to hear a fully-realized and produced record with a real, verifiable identity. Take for instance this here record, BIG SNIFF, by the Vancouver-based globally-minded rock cosplay group PUZZLEHEAD spearheaded by a one Katayoon Y. and played out by a DIY-cadre of heroes and perennial-losers. Years of toiling in the underground, producing liminally xeroxed j-cards and mid-range home-dubbed music cassettes have lead them here to this point in their temporal-history: the production of a truly great Freedom Rock record. They made this because they had to. My tinnitus-laced ears hear anything from Canadian Stalwarts ERIC TRIP to the home-studio-tripped visions of ROYAL TRUX or even if the pop sensibilities of THE BREEDERS were filtered through the anything-goes vision of the SILTBREEZE LABEL. These are big songs. Not to say, with my useless comparisons, that this is a record anchored to a distant-slackered past, but rather, one that recontextualizes that past with urgency for our contemporary-fucked moment. Freedom Rock For the Now.

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credits

released August 20, 2019

Katayoon - Guitar & Vocal
Olga - Drums
Kristian - Guitar
Marlee - Bass
René - Congas on "Glitch"
Recorded by René Wilson
Mastered at Otic Sound
Cut by Amy Dragon
Cover Illustration by Frank Levin
Layout & Design by Kora Puckett
Center Labels by Puzzlehead & Stucco

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Stucco Olympia, Washington

fuck a label 2021

society is probably wrong

music for stinky

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