"Damning with Faint Praise" is the second full length release from Yowie. This album surpasses the girth and intensity of their debut, "Cryptooology," an album that few have learned to decipher (or pronounce). "Damning with Faint Praise" moves through an array of multidimensional shifting structures, while inexplicably maintaining cohesion, and even, yes, grooves.
released 09 October 2012
Defenestrator - drums; Sr. (H), jb - electric guitar; Jeremiah Wonsewitz - electric guitar; Recorded and engineered by Bill Skibbe and Jessica Ruffins at Key Club Studio; Mixed by Scott Evans; Mastered by Carl Saff; Images courtesy of www.lanceolsen.ca; LP and MOD CD released by Skin Graft Records.
Yowie plays a dense foreign language through two guitars which communicate in an angry six string banter over strictly
scattered drums. This power trio speaks in alien code with founding member Defenestrator playing the part of percussive conductor. Each song comes densely packed with rare repetitions: a series of guitar riffs pass like clever one-liners with unbridled speed....more