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is a collaborative Stinkfist EP by Clint Ruin (a.k.a. J. G. Thirlwell) and Lydia Lunch. This outing from the ex- Immaculate Consumptive bandmates was originally released as a 12" in 1987 on Lunch's Widowspeak label.
Content [ edit ]
The album cover shows Lunch and Ruin—lovers at the time—in a
Release [ edit ]
Stinkfist was released in 1987 by record label Widowspeak. A 1989 CD version added "The Crumb", a single by Lunch and Sonic Youth leader Thurston Moore.
Reception [ edit ]
wrote "Stinkfist could be the first joint effort [Lydia Lunch] doesn't dominate [...] Lots of noise and energy but nothing new, especially for the already Foetusized." Trouser Press
 Track listing [ edit ]
All tracks written by
Lydia Lunch and Clint Ruin, except "The Crumb" co-written by Thurston Moore.
1. "Meltdown Oratorio" (I: The Reckoning/II: The Crack/III: The Meltdown) 8:55 2. "Son of Stink" 3:47
Personnel and Production [ edit ]
"Stinkfist" and "Son of Stink":
Thurston Moore – guitars, voice Lydia Lunch – voice
Clint Ruin –
loops, treatments, production
Bass/ drums - "grafted and transplanted from eternity." Bass and drums are reworked from Lydia Lunch's "Dead in the Head" on her album. Though uncredited, the original performance is by Ruin. Honeymoon in Red Martin Bisi – engineering
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