Twin Infinitives

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Twin Infinitives
Studio album by Royal Trux
Released December 15, 1990
Recorded October 1989 (1989-10)–June 1990 (1990-06) at Lowdown Studios, San Francisco, California
Genre Noise rock, experimental rock, indie rock
Length 63:37
Label United States Drag City
United Kingdom France Germany Domino
Producer Neil Hagerty, Jennifer Herrema
Royal Trux chronology
Royal Trux
(1988)
Twin Infinitives
(1990)
Royal Trux
(1992)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]
Alternative Press (favorable)[2]
NME 9/10 stars[3]

Twin Infinitives is the second album by Royal Trux. It was released as a double LP in 1990 by Drag City, then reissued on CD and cassette in 1994.

"Twin Infinitives" is noted for its deconstructed arrangements, unorthodox vocals and overall muddled production, all extremes rarely visited to such degrees on other Royal Trux releases. The release is also noteworthy as the first full length album to be released by Chicago independent label Drag City.

Track listing[edit]

All songs written and composed by Neil Hagerty and Jennifer Herrema

Side one
No. Title Length
1. "Solid Gold Tooth"   2:01
2. "Ice Cream"   3:30
3. "Jet Pet"   4:24
4. "RTX-USA"   2:21
5. "Kool Down Wheels"   2:19
Side two
No. Title Length
1. "Chances Are the Comets in Our Future"   6:22
2. "Yin Jim Versus the Vomit Creature"   5:27
3. "Osiris"   3:52
Side three
No. Title Length
1. "(Edge of the) Ape Oven"   14:32
Side four
No. Title Length
1. "Florida Avenue Theme"   1:03
2. "Lick My Boots"   4:27
3. "Glitterbust"   3:42
4. "Funky Son"   2:48
5. "Ratcreeps"   2:48
6. "NY Avenue Bridge"   3:42

Personnel[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Erlewine, Stephen Thomas. "Twin Infinitives". Allmusic. Retrieved February 10, 2013. 
  2. ^ columnist (July 1995). "Twin Infinitives". Alternative Press: 92. 
  3. ^ columnist (February 5, 1994). "Twin Infinitives". NME: 40. 

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