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Heads Off 02:44
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Steel Boots 02:41
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12" split-vinyl w/Poutre

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released May 1, 2016

aversionline.com, 20 June 2016:

Frankfurt, Germany's Gentle Veincut has been around since 1990, and despite being a huge fan since 2005, I've still yet to track down or hear any of their obscure '90s output!? Their three selections herein consist of excellently mathy (check out "Heads Off"), ebb-and-flow noise rock with one of my favorite vocalists of the genre—again in that half-spoken/half-shouted style, but with a truly unique sound and approach. There's just a killer style of twisted storytelling in the lyrics—you can't always make 'em out, but when you can, you'll find them curiously aggressive in an oddly sinister manner. This is a cool, cool band: everything's just a little gnarled (in a great way)—the riffs, the time signatures, the tones, etc.

"I watch television. I watch it day and night, just all of the time. And I know what's goin' on. And it makes me laugh. It makes me laugh hard. It's a fuckin' joke. I laugh my head off. I roll on the ground. I laugh my head off. I'm losin' my mind. I laugh my head off, and I can't stop. I can't stop laughing..."

It's a perfect pairing, really. Both bands sound great—with aptly rugged, natural recordings that put a lot of emphasis on the rhythm sections—and are quite similar, but certainly not same-y.

I haven't held the physical product (damn you, international shipping rates!), but it looks pretty nice in photos. My only gripe is that despite there being a whopping nine different (mostly French) record labels involved—Amor Komma, Assos'Y'Song, BoomBoom Rikordz, Day Off, Et Mon Cul C'est du Tofu?, Gabu, Katatak, Rejuvenation, and Whosbrain—it took me 20 minutes to find even two webstores that have tangible copies of the 12" in stock!? No wonder I gave up on trying to buy a copy for myself!?

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Gentle Veincut Frankfurt, Germany

Formed in 1990, ‘Gentle Veincut’ has played a hundreds of live-shows all over Europe and has released a handful of records.
The music is loud and can be described as NoiseRock/PostPunk with a slight NoWave influence. Some fanzines draw comparison to bands like ‘The Jesus Lizard’, ‘Shellac’ and ‘Sonic Youth’, but nevertheless it has its own style.
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