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Mind the Gap
Mind the Gap
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Rock


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All Artists: Haters
Title: Mind the Gap
Members Wishing: 2
Total Copies: 0
Label: Vinyl Communications
Release Date: 1/14/1997
Genres: Special Interest, Pop, Rock
Style: Experimental Music
Number of Discs: 1
SwapaCD Credits: 1
UPC: 606558010722

CD Reviews

Things SHOULD Only Get Hater
shanec23 | Perth, Australia | 02/03/2001
(4 out of 5 stars)

"This is an excerpt from the excellent Haters website:26/4/1996 Boston For 20 minutes Jupitter-Larsen used a staple gun to break and shatter a stack of 121 LP records.The longer the stapling, the shorter the stack. Staples and cracked vinyl sprayed about. The staple gun was mounted with two contact-mics. The resulting sounds started out as a loud erratic pounding and slowly progressed into a wall of total unadulterated feedback for the last 10 minutes of the show. Applause & cheers followed. Entitled "Mind The Gap".Why would anyone want to listen to a CD composed entirely of the sound of records being stapled apart let alone go on to review it, give it a four star rating and then have the gall to recommend it to others? Well for starters I guess it's a conceptual thing, like Duchamp's Fountain. It is the very perversity of "anti-art" art that often attracts people like myself. Why the four star rating? Well this is actually a pretty good release as far as noise music goes and it's certainly one of the more listener friendly Haters recordings. Notorious for the mind numbing and perhaps mind alteringly monotonous nature of their music, what we get on this CD is quite different. Three very distinct tracks each more intriguing than the last, culminating in the mighty 20+ minute epic "Things Can Only Get Hater". If there's ever a "Best of The Haters" compilation released (and stranger things have happened) this track would have to be considered an automatic inclusion. Noise fans take note, if in fact you really are a noise fan and not just a curious tourist, get this while you still can. But remember, as with most noise music LOUDER IS BETTER! Stuff the neighbours!!"
Great to listen to when painting
byrnz | 12/27/2001
(5 out of 5 stars)

"I usually put this in when I start to paint.
It keeps the mind from flowing somewhere else. Like the bamboo pitchers in a zen garden. It's there for two reasons. To keep the person that is meditating, from drifting off somewhere else, and also to scare off deer.
This album keeps your mind grounded and scares off any wandering thoughts."