Subject: I have found a CD that I think you would enjoy
Genres: Alternative Rock, Pop, Rock
A '90s gem-- get this!
Chris Stolz | canada | 01/17/2004
(5 out of 5 stars)
"Walt Mink were a kind of Big Star of the '90s. Massively talented, incredible songwriters, superb live players, and screwed over by two major labels. This is their debut disc, and it rocks in a way most '90s music doesn't.The album is Beatlesque pop in places, screaming (yet groovy) metal in others ("Croton Harmon," their take on train communting), and elsewhere we have rip-roaring psychedelia in the form of a Nick Dake cover. This is an album that gets better and better with age.John Kimbrough is a masterful guitarist, something like a funkier Bob Mould, with both serious technical chops and an amazing ear for rhythmic counterpoint. Bassist Candice Belanoff is a girl player who can actually PLAY, not just look good and play three-note punk lines, and drummer Waronker is like a groovier John Bonham. He would later work with Beck on "Mellow Gold". The three make an awesomely tight yet supple unit-- this is heavy but funky and groovy music that really breathes. If you can imagine the Beatles, Motorhead and Sly and the Family Stone playing in the same room, you are getting the idea.This is superb indie rock form te '90s-- buy it!"
The Great Starter CD of The Mink
PowerManG4 | 01/09/2000
(5 out of 5 stars)
"This is the amazing first album by the Mink. It has a killer version of Nick Drakes 'Pink Moon' And the closing song factory has to be heard to do it justice. A great great rock CD"
Too Cool ! !
PowerManG4 | 06/30/1999
(4 out of 5 stars)
"This band is pure SAVAGE CHAOS ! I saw them in concert here in Chicago , and their bass player (a CHICK)is one of the best you will ever see. If you like Nirvana AND the Beatles , you will love Walt Mink. Be careful playing this in your car, you could easily get lots of speeding tickets !"