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Re: [thewire] Re: Melvins/Altamont, freak rock

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  • mark ou
    ... Are you sure you re not talking about certain incarnations of the Sun Ra Arkestra? --mark.
    Message 1 of 6 , Jun 4, 2001
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      At 07:38 PM 06/02/2001 +0000, Ben wrote:
      >While some wil say that the "Providence Freek Rock" explosion is a clever
      >repackaging of older sounds
      >(everyone is on a sort of no wave bandwagon when comparisons are called
      >for), I really would like to clarify the
      >term to mean this .... "Definite characteristics: Confrontational, but not
      >macho sounds ..... Often percussive
      >based. Often the bands have a costumed stage appearance. The music is noisy.

      Are you sure you're not talking about
      certain incarnations of the Sun Ra
      Arkestra?

      --mark.
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