Steven Mirkin
February 23, 1996 AT 05:00 AM EST

Magic Dirt

type
Music
Current Status
In Season
Producers
Dirt
genre
Rock

We gave it an B-

With their angry, squalling guitars, overdriven rhythms, and singer Adalita’s knowing, petulant growl, this Geelong, Australia, quartet make a mighty noise — equal to anything heard on Sonic Youth’s last few albums. With the exception of two tracks on Magic Dirt, ”Redhead” (previously released as a single) and ”Ice,” they have not harnessed any of their formidable talents into real songs. An intriguing debut. B-

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