Deck, Myles and the Fuzz - You Can't Heal a Sick Riff

Format: CD
Label: private
Year: 2010
Origin: Halifax, Nova Scotia
Genre: punk
Value of Original Title: 
Make Inquiry/purchase: email ryder@robertwilliston.com
Release Type: Albums
Websites:  No
Playlist: Punk Room, Nova Scotia, 2010's


Track Name
El Mariachi
Fan Mail
(You make it) Easy
Too Late Too Late
Holy Roller
Good Book
Ice Blue Metal
Billy the Kid
Hot Tongue, Cold Shoulder
Consumer Survivor



You Can't Heal a Sick Riff


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Myles Deck and the Fuzz's last show was at Gus’ Pub on March 26, 2011. I have always admired the Fuzz’s total commitment to sneering, Stooges-styled garage rock and its final release, You Can’t Heal a Sick Riff, is a respectable swan song in this fine tradition. While nothing will top the rippling menace of 2008’s Police Cops seven-inch---one of the best local releases I’ve heard probably ever---this last bit of Fuzz has plenty of fun moments. From lines like “I’m laying waste to the human race” in album opener “El Mariachi” to the undeniably ill bassline that kicks off “Ice Blue Metal,” Riff solidifies the Fuzz’s well-deserved position as one of the city’s most clearly realized, ball-busting, jam-smeared rock ’n’ roll outfits. RIP.
-Alison Lang

Myles Deck: pipes
Dick Dale Boudreau: guitar, back-ups
Al(an) Hoskins: bass, back-ups
Jordan Oakie: skins, back-ups

Produced by Mike O'Neill
Recorded 2009 at the Echo Chamber, Halifax, NS by Dave Ewenson and Charles Austin
Mixed 2009 at Sound Market Studios, Halifax, NS by Rob Corrigan
Mastered 2010 at Archive Mastering, Mineville, NS by J. LaPointe

Cover photo and layout by Craig Buckley

The band allows you to download the album for free here: http://mylesdeckandthefuzz.bandcamp.com/album/you-cant-heal-a-sick-riff


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