Trash Talk - 119
Critic Score
Based on 12 reviews
2012 Ratings: #590 / 928
User Score
Based on 3 ratings
October 9, 2012 / Release Date
LP / Format
Odd Future / Label
Hardcore Punk / Genres
Your Review



 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.

Purchasing 119 from Amazon helps support Album of the Year.

Added on: August 20, 2012