Recorded at Interzone studios, Second Hand Smoke, the second half of the disc, isn't as loose and freewheeling. Dark's voice still sounds hoarse, but it's a little more palatable, and the rest of the band (this time, Eakin on drums, Steel on bass, and Andrew Marec on guitar) kicks out greasy garage-rock jams with all the sweaty fervor of Nashville Pussy or Mudhoney. There's something cool and sleazy about "Crowned," and at six minutes, the final track, "Anything at All," is the sludgefest that puts an exclamation mark on the whole package.
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