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Baker's Dozen

Diabolical Crackers: Trans Am's Favourite Albums
The Quietus , September 8th, 2014 07:51

With new LP Volume X just out, the Washington D.C. trio split the top albums rundown three ways and self-pen us their Baker's Dozen


Metallica - ...And Justice for All
Phil Manley: Ask most Metallica fans and they won't cite this album as one that they like. Everyone claims Kill 'Em All or Ride The Lightning as their faves. People complain about the sound of Justice. "The kick sounds like a snare" or "there's no bass". Those are both valid arguments. My connection with this album is deeply nostalgic. It reminds me of a very specific time in high school. I would listen to this when I would mow lawns. With my Sony Mega Bass headphones buried deep in my earholes, this was the only thing I could hear above the sound of the lawnmower. Then the Black Album came out and I've never felt so betrayed.