Wednesday, December 21, 2005

Mahjongg - Rrabbitt

With the appearance of so many bands that sound like they grew up listening only to the Gang of Four, it's not surprising that many bands were overlooked in recent years. Mahjongg is a band that surprisingly hasn't been acknowledged by most in the dance-punk craze even though their music fits within that categorization. However, something about them stands out. Despite their stoic guitar riffs, on their recent album Raydoncong they blend so many genres and styles that they transcend any simple definitions. They are probably the closest approximation of what Talking Heads would sound like if they were still working with Brian Eno, or if they still existed period.

» Bonus Track: Hot Lava
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