Ween

Ween

As a band who claim to have made a previous album while under the influence of Scotchguard, it’s no bombshell that Ween have decided to make another trove of deeply ironic pastiche-pieces. Here are 13 songs of dire cod-reggae, OK stoner rock and...

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London WC1 Astoria

London WC1 Astoria

There aren't many bands you'd willingly spend three hours and 30-odd songs in the company of, but, then again, there aren't many bands who sound like a different group for every single song. Since solvent-sniffing teenhood, Dean and Gene Ween...

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Even If You Don't

Even If You Don't

Ween Even If You Don't (Mushroom) Like The Wombles , Ween recycle rubbish for their own sick ends. Fronted by two brothers, Dean and Gene , they finally seem to have outgrown satirising country music and writing songs...

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Stay Forever

Stay Forever

Ween Stay Forever (Elektra) Nobody likes a smartarse. And consequently no-one likes Ween either, as the terribly clever Dean and Gene are consummate pasticheurs of music to an extent that's almost Zappa -like in its...

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White Pepper

White Pepper

It's a waste. Undeniably good songwriters, Mickey Melchiondo and Aaron Freeman - 'brothers' Dean and Gene Ween - have spent the past ten years redirecting their talents towards pastiche, that most moribund of musical genres. The Ween...

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Toronto Warehouse

Toronto Warehouse

"This is a song about cocaine and lying around on the beach," says an almost straight-faced Dean Ween of the Jimmy Buffet -style piss-take, 'Bananas and Blow' . With the crowd erupting to the cheesy, faux-Calypso beat, Dean and partner Gene...

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Paintin' The Town Brown - Ween Live '90-'98

Paintin' The Town Brown - Ween Live '90-'98

There's something vaguely distasteful about 'Paintin' The Town Brown' . Depravity hangs around this live retrospective of America's oddest rock'n'roll duo like a bad smell. There are worse culprits to blame for America's decline than Marilyn...

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