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by Sounding

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Punk is Dad 01:27
Holy Spunk 02:44
Brad 01:20
Fluffers 01:18


"Rarely does an album title so perfectly summarize the listening experience as does 'Trepanation,' the debut from New Orleans’ Sounding.

Trepanning is the process of drilling a hole into the human skull to relieve pressure. The character of Max Cohen was seen performing this act in the 1998 psychological thriller PI. In fact, a clip of dialog from the film is included at the very beginning of the album, as well as near the end. In between, the members of Sounding, having previously served in prominent southern metal and noise acts such as Goatlab, That Yellow Bastard, and Pacifist, effectively drill a burr hole into the listener’s head.

Unrelenting, uncompromising, and uncanny, 'Trepanation' combines the brutal onslaught of grindcore with the more playful aspects of noise (song titles include “Crustfund (A Jagged Little Pill),” “Punk is Dad,” and “Corporate Handjobs – Fetish Handouts.” Must be heard to be believed.

Recommended if you like Genghis Tron, Daughters, and/or Pg. 99."

- Peter Cook, Already Dead Tapes, 2017


released September 22, 2017


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