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Noise for the Sake of Noise [Bonus Tracks]

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An augmented reissue of Antiseen's 1989 debut album, filled out with live tracks, early singles, and demos, Noise for the Sake of Noise still delivers on the titular promise, but in retrospect, it doesn't sound nearly as extreme as it did at the time of release. In fact, this album's mishmash of post-punk rawness, Sonic Youth-style noise guitar, and an unapologetic classic rock sensibility covers include Roky Erickson's "Two Headed Dog," the Trashmen's "Surfin' Bird," and even a terrific reworking of Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street," that's actually the album's best track sounds now like a dry run for the White Stripes, At the Drive-In, and My Morning Jacket. What Antiseen lacks that those later bands would bring ...
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide
An augmented reissue of Antiseen's 1989 debut album, filled out with live tracks, early singles, and demos, Noise for the Sake of Noise still delivers on the titular promise, but in retrospect, it doesn't sound nearly as extreme as it did at the time of release. In fact, this album's mishmash of post-punk rawness, Sonic Youth-style noise guitar, and an unapologetic classic rock sensibility covers include Roky Erickson's "Two Headed Dog," the Trashmen's "Surfin' Bird," and even a terrific reworking of Bob Dylan's "Positively 4th Street," that's actually the album's best track sounds now like a dry run for the White Stripes, At the Drive-In, and My Morning Jacket. What Antiseen lacks that those later bands would bring to the table is the ability to expertly balance their pop and noise influences; as a result, much of Noise for the Sake of Noise
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 2/4/2003
  • Label: Tko
  • UPC: 665625010522
  • Catalog Number: 105
  • Sales rank: 263,884

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 On Your Knees (1:26)
  2. 2 Two Headed Dog (2:17)
  3. 3 Wifebeater (1:40)
  4. 4 Millworkin' Man (1:25)
  5. 5 Positively 4th Street (3:33)
  6. 6 Cop Out (1:33)
  7. 7 Twisted Brain (1:53)
  8. 8 Psycho Path (2:37)
  9. 9 Nothing's Cool (1:56)
  10. 10 I Don't Care (1:12)
  11. 11 Burnin' Money (1:44)
  12. 12 Crack of Dawn (2:42)
  13. 13 Up All Night (2:06)
  14. 14 N.C. Royalty (2:33)
  15. 15 Hammerhead (4:05)
  16. 16 Destructo Rock (2:59)
  17. 17 Leeches and Losers (2:55)
  18. 18 Cock on the Loose (1:51)
  19. 19 Death Train (In a Cold Sweat) (2:08)
  20. 20 Surfin' Bird (3:28)
  21. 21 Millworkin' Man (3:06)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Antiseen Primary Artist
Jeff Clayton Vocals
Joe Young Guitar
Chris Peigler Organ, Background Vocals
Byron McDonald Drums
Doug Throgmorton Drums
Tom O'Keefe Bass
Technical Credits
Bob Dylan Composer
Roky Erickson Composer
The Ramones Composer
G.G. Allin Composer
Jeff Clayton Producer
Fred Mills Engineer, Liner Notes
Mark Turner Producer
Dave A. Harris Remastering
Jeff Murdock Engineer
Joe Young Composer
Tom O'Keefe Composer
Jeff Clayton Composer
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