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The Oxes: Oxxxes

The Oxes: Oxxxes

Label:Monitor Records
Format:Album
Media:CD
Release Date:2002
Genre:Punk/Hardcore
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The Oxes

By Bret McCabe | Posted 12/17/2002 6:00:00 PM

Though Oxes have yet to bottle the adrenaline rush that is their live show, Oxxxes captured the trioís taut tumult in wide-screen high-fidelity, making for the bandís best-sounding recording yet. But itís not always clear what Oxes like bestóthe joke wrapped in a riddle hiding under a trick that can be their conceptual framework, or the blistering guitar and drum interplay thatís more intricate and tightly wound than a golf ballís core. At some point those two idea streams may cross when the bandís in the studio, and if they do, watch out.

Read more in the December 18, 2002 Local Music Feature.

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