Unwound never had the disposition to become famous. They were just three misfits kids who got together in obscurity; unbeknownst of the massive commercial attention their immediate peers would soon receive. But before that was the sound of teenagers playing punk in their garages for their friends, far from any spotlight or illusions, the beginnings of something special. Their barometer of success was Black Flag and that kind of mentality will only take you to the edges of the underground in terms of commerciality. However the route of fiercely sticking to your guns and playing constantly breeds a different kind of devotion and respect. Unwound has attained the kind of infamy that over the years has only reminded listeners how rare of a band they were. continue reading "Unwound- Kid Is Gone (Numero Group)"
by STEVE LOWENTHAL on 12/17/2013 in Reviews | Tags: Black Flag, Born Against, Dinosaur Jr., K Records, Kid Is Gone, Kill Rock Stars, Melvins, Monorchid, Numero Group, Sonic Youth, Steel Pole Bathtub, Tiger Trap, Unwound