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Bongwater: Double Bummer

Review by Richard Gehr, The Village Voice, 7 June 1988

MARK KRAMER doesn't simply produce records, he saturates them. Even the quieter moments of such swell yet dissimilar albums as Half Japanese's Music To Strip ...

Kramer Versus Kramer

Interview by Ralph Traitor, Sounds, 8 April 1989

Ex-Butthole Surfer mark Kramer turns both cheeks — BALL and Bongwater — to Ralph Traitor. ...

Bongwater: Too Much Sleep (Shimmy-Disc)

Review by Richard Gehr, Spin, July 1990

KRAMER AND ANN MAGNUSON of Bongwater — the Shimmy-Disc shaman and the unlikely TV star; the Carlos and Carla Castaneda of the bi-coastal blunderground — ...

Killer Riffs: A Guide to Parody in Popular Music

Essay by Simon Reynolds, Pitchfork, 19 October 2016

From the Residents' freakish Beatles sendups, to Spinal Tap's meta-metal escapades, to the gastronomic goofs of "Weird Al", a chronicle of those who have turned ...


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