April 18, 2002

Test Spin: Custom

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The last time I panned an album in print, my editor praised me for doing so with appropriate tact. Please bear with me while I try to extend that same courtesy to Custom and his new release Fast.

In the past, when inexperienced musicians formed bands, they tried to make the most interesting sounds possible, with lyrics that were witty, and insightful, if not a bit tongue and cheek (see Sonic Youth, etc.).