Trash Talk - 119
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2012 Ratings: #607 / 957
User Score
Based on 9 ratings
October 9, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Odd Future / Label
Hardcore Punk / Genres
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 It’s Trash Talk making music Trash Talk want to listen to


Rather than stampeding recklessly forward on the heels of cataclysmic frontman Lee Spielman, Trash Talk have re-directed their energy into mountainous, pile-driving riffs that hit with a lowdown, deliberate force.

Consequence of Sound

This particular lack of evolution, though, doesn’t mean the band isn’t getting better; they are, and that’s often shown in how efficiently the best songs play out here.

No Ripcord

Though 119 certainly presents itself as a solid punk record for the majority of its run, what I find hard to understand is how Trash Talk struggle to reclaim the perfectly balanced approach to hardcore that they successfully harnessed barely a year ago on a five song EP.

Under The Radar

Trash Talk continue with not reinventing the wheel, and they do so effectively—it grinds, it pummels, and it’s tailor-made for another generation of youth to get their circle pit on. 

Tiny Mix Tapes

I don’t see much point in recommending an album that is, at best, a dilution of the real experience it’s trying to capture.

I still can’t believe these guys were signed to Odd Future records out of all of the record companies out there.
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Added on: August 20, 2012