Album reviews


The Redneck Manifesto, The How (251 Records)

It’s now 20 years since The Redneck Manifesto first embarked on their quest to redefine the musically indefinable and provide a refreshingly bewildering instrumental alternative to the era’s endless queue of self-pitying singer-songwriters. Back then, these prodigiously talented musicians’ compositions were expressively ponderous and meandering, occasionally glacial, but delighted in defying expectation and convention. These days, TRM’s sound is more gloriously assured, as ...