Side two launches back into a world of sound joining sick synthesizer riffs with relentless machine gun beats on the track "8:62". The sound here hearkens back the lack of understanding i have of where Problems That Fix Themselves is taking me. The listen is really good, but i have no idea where i am? The whole thing slows down for "Elsie Mary". This is an all encompassing electronic ambient soaking. Beautiful in a sense of contrast and familiarity, providing thought provoking time for introspection. You will need this to traverse the completely foreign wasteland of "Slowburn". The last and longest track on the album, be prepared to carry your wits with you. Problems That Fix Themselves is bombarding you with an electronic attack of "The Birds" by Alfred Hitchcock. Feedback, squawking, menacing thumping on your skull. If you make it through, there is a possibility the future of sounds could fractionally be understood.
Out on Already Dead Tapes and Records as release number 150. No big deal for this Chicago label, already with the addition of ten plus releases after this one. The packaging is as good as the music, cool insert with album info, stickers, a poster, heavy vinyl. Both heralding from Chicago, Problems That Fix Themselves and Already Dead have done superb work together on this one.
With so much happening on this album, give yourself the time to listen in it's entirety. I think the composition has high value when heard from start to finish.
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