The Bunny Brains
"Holiday Massacre '98" CDR
Genres: garage rock, punk, experimental
2464 Harney St. Apt. #15
Omaha, NE 68131
Nov 24 - 30 2003
Bunny Brains don't care. They don't care if they make
mistakes. They don't care if they offend their audience.
They don't even care if they have an audience. The Bunny
Brains are garage rock for the apathetic generation.
But beyond all the
attitude, the band have
really got something with Holiday Massacre '98, even if it's
bit confusing what that something is. At times, The
Bunny Brains are in true garage rock territory ("Upland
Lane," "Switchblade Sisters"), at other times they're
floating through space in an almost shoegazer-esque manner
("Freshen Up!"), while sometimes they are just into full-on
experimental punk ("Overdose on Cum," the brilliant
What is special about this album is that it can't be classified as
anything. It's just a well-unorganized mess of garage rock
attitude and daring experimentalism. The resulting album is a
funny, yet often mesmerizing mixture of melody and atonalism that will
leave open-minded, lo-fi-loving listeners in mouth-gaping awe.
Step back, know what you're dealing with, and then dive right in.
[Vitals: 13 tracks, distributed by the
label, released 2003]