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Podcast Episode
Season
Eight
number
414
Type
Album Review
Post Date
12/18/2018

Fugazi

414 In On The Kill Taker by Fugazi

In On The Kill Taker

Label
Dischord Records
Release year
1993
Producer
Ted Niceley
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On their third album In On The Kill Taker, Fugazi expanded and redefined not only their own sound but the post hardcore they helped create

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Although we host a 90s-focused music podcast, if you think Fugazi is a no brainer for us, think again. While we both had passing interest and exposure, neither of us were ardent followers of punk, hardcore or post hardcore during that time, and really only came to it years later thanks to our varied appreciations for bands like Jawbox, Sonic Youth and At The Drive-in. This makes revisiting Fugazi's 1993 third album In On The Kill Taker an even more enlightening experience. The band stretches their sound, we won't call it jamming, incorporating long musical passages that teeter on the edge of ambient dissonance. With their stellar rhythm section, the guitars and vocals play off each other with increasing confidence.

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Songs in this episode

  • Intro - Returning The Screw
  • 15:18 - Facet Squared
  • 24:43 - Great Cop
  • 29:31 - Rend It
  • Outro - Smallpox Champion

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