A Modest Proposal Lumbering bass lines and dull guitar clatter weigh down this Baltimore band's sophomore effort. Equal parts punk and funk, the experimental jams devolve into improv… A Modest Proposal Lumbering bass lines and dull guitar clatter weigh down this Baltimore band's sophomore effort. Equal parts punk and funk, the experimental jams devolve into improv… Candy Machine
Music Review

Music Review: 'A Modest Proposal' (1994)

EW's GRADE
B-

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Lumbering bass lines and dull guitar clatter weigh down this Baltimore band's sophomore effort. Equal parts punk and funk, the experimental jams devolve into improv monotony, and Peter Quinn's cryptic lyrics and atonal vocals often fail to draw the listener in. B-

Originally posted Nov 18, 1994 Published in issue #249 Nov 18, 1994 Order article reprints
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