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In On the Kill Taker

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Download links and information about In On the Kill Taker by Fugazi. This album was released in 1993 and it belongs to Rock, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Heavy Metal, Alternative genres. It contains 12 tracks with total duration of 42:02 minutes.

Artist: Fugazi
Release date: 1993
Genre: Rock, Hard Rock, Indie Rock, Heavy Metal, Alternative
Tracks: 12
Duration: 42:02
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Tracks

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No. Title Length
1. Facet Squared 2:41
2. Public Witness Program 2:04
3. Returning the Screw 3:14
4. Smallpox Champion 4:00
5. Rend It 3:47
6. 23 Beats Off 6:42
7. Sweet and Low 3:34
8. Cassavetes 2:30
9. Great Cop 1:52
10. Walken's Syndrome 3:17
11. Instrument 3:44
12. Last Chance for a Slow Dance 4:37

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Originally recorded in Chicago with producer Steve Albini—with sessions that were later scrapped in favor of the Washington, D.C. re-recordings that constitute the final release—In on the Kill Taker retains some of Albini’s famously dry and scraping sound design. As a whole, the album has been called harsh and relentless, but the individual songs are full of sonic gifts and creative surprises. Though the lyrics contain some of Fugazi's most obtuse and intriguing subject matter—including a tribute to director John Cassavetes, whose intractable ideals made him the Fugazi of the movie industry—it's unquestionably a guitar album. Frontmen Ian MacKaye and Guy Picciotto go to new lengths to uncover unheard sounds from their instruments. “Returning the Screw,” “Smallpox Champion," and “Instrument” are just a few examples of their determination to get the broadest possible ranges of sound from electric guitars. Surprisingly, the album’s most memorable moment isn't a fuming outburst. The trancelike introversion of “Sweet Low” was proof that Fugazi could find new forms of warmth and delicacy in a self-made landscape of frosty and disruptive rock music.