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The Dirtbombs: The Beach, Brighton

Stevie Chick, Plan B, October 2004

ALL WE CAN HEAR is the jackhammer beat, drummers Ben Blackwell and Patrick Pantano pummelling the traps with hypnotic, metronomic klang, cowbell and bass drum thud and hi-hat rasp and ride cymbal chime all slamming down on the one, like this were the Apollo and that was Clyde Stubblefield and Jabo Starks up there, lost in an unending groove.

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