what makes a "murky tone" "subversive"??? mowon. anyway, this band used to be amazing, but everything they put out after "stay what you are" is either awful or totally unimpressive. get the first three albums, forget the rest
Under the Boards, finds [Conley] in a surprisingly dark and newwavish mode, bobbing through spare, angular arrangements that overemphasize the off-key bleat that's his albatross as much as the band's signature.