FLATTBUSH: Otomatik Attak: CD

Nov 02, 2010

Wow, it’s been so long since I’ve seen a release from Billy Gould’s Koolarrow label that I thought it had folded more than a decade ago. Flattbush occupies some weird gray area between “Oh wow, Captain Beefheart and John Zorn started a grindcore band” and Japanese noise bands like Melt Banana. The release is an unrelenting assault on the senses from beginning to end, with virtually no respite between tracks. Lyrics seem to take influence from the leftier side of hardcore with (from what I can discern) the singer switching from English to Spanish and back.

 –guest (koolarrow.com)