Daily Yinz – adam void – unread #271

Unread is a Pittsburgh label that’s been “making tapes from empty aluminum cans since 1994”; they specialize in bizarre outsider stuff, never conventional and always entertaining. Adam void’s unread #271 is one of the label’s more recent releases.

Adam void approaches the record with a gonzo sensibility, using rudimentary home recording tools to create a warped, surreal, garbage-blues artifact. Sometimes it sounds like Kid Rock banging pots and pans while playing gutbucket in a back alley. Other times it sounds like a malfunctioning carousel at the world’s most threadbare carnival. There’s a chiptune cover of “Oh Susannah,” a glitchy ode to dollar stores, numerous piercing drones, and an a capella track called “dog hair lungs” that sounds like one of Beefheart’s classic campfire rambles. It’s goofy, strange stuff, and it’s delightful all the way through.

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