Review: Hiker/Biker – “Politics and Fucking”

This lo-fi collision of acoustic musings and vague political treatises unfolds in true home-recorded fashion: songs ebb and flow through genres and source qualities while sentiment is the glue. “100 Million” and “La Paz,” which posits peace is impossible without equality, transcend some of the limitations of the Tascam recorder. The noisy instrumental “Respect No Authority” doesn’t fare as well. “Inevitability” almost pays homage to early Neutral Milk Hotel but lacks that group’s dreamy sense of scope and possibility. Elsewhere, the protest and political urgency feels flat, even if the heart is in the right place. – Punk Planet, May/June 2006

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