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Numb: Christmeister Bliss

  1. Deadinside
  2. Cash
  3. Bliss (Album Mix)
  4. Balance of Terror
  5. Eugene
  6. Frantic
  7. What
  8. Christmeister
  9. Flash
  10. Bliss (Endurance)
  11. Bliss (In Absentia)
  12. Bliss (Fundamental)
  13. Stiff

If you have had trouble in the past trying to find a copy of Numb's "Christmeister" domestically, here is your chance to finally get a hold of a copy, which even includes the "Bliss" EP as bonus tracks. After a brief listen to this older material, you begin to see Don Gordon's affinity for long drawn out noise collages hidden behind each track. There always seems to be as much going on in the foreground as their is in the background, which gives this album the illusion that it actually contains more music than it should. More guitars are present here than on more modern material but they are mostly used a percussion devices and are looped rather than being used as a straight forward instrument. Don's graphic lyrics remain straight forward and consistent as on all his material so you won't find much change present on this album either. If you enjoyed any of Numb's recent material, you'll find this album just as intimidating and only slightly dated for it's age. Don seems to be able to make the best out of limited equipment and keep his music from suffering the pitfalls of age rather well, which is something most bands can't seem to be able to accomplish.

Numb is: D. Gordon, D. Hall, B. Dobson

Metropolis Records
P.O. Box 54307
Philadelphia, PA 19105


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