the immense critical praise for Milkshake Melon's 'What Did You Do With
quiet... lopsided' -- Mick Mercer.
catchy song with great bass lines.' -- KZSU Zookeeper
Melon to Zookeeper: there is no bass on this song, only imitation
bass played with the low notes of a guitar, but thanks anyway...
And an only slightly less immense
snippet for 'Walk Oates Walk!':
'...relatively polished, proper
studio efforts like Milkshake Melon’s hyperactive ode to early
explorers, 'Walk Oates Walk' -- Tad Williams: the Groover's Grotto.
Note from Melon to grooving Tad:
that 'proper studio' was my bedroom.
Meanwhile, amid the
engaging commentary (not to mention downloads and missing apostrophes)
on the late 1970s/early 1980s DIY scene that is DieOrDiy,
comes this regarding Milkshake Melon's contributions to Answers On A
'...Milkshake Melons [sic]
are the real deal though. With their Dick Dale on Tamazapan
instrumental, "Theme de Melon". Its the sound of a tape being chewed up
in the pinchers....genius. Equally great is their Doomsday song..."21C
HB"....no, its not about soft leaded pencils either!'
Note from Melon to
We especially like the 'genius' and the '!'. We might have liked the
'Tamazapan' as well but were too smashed on Temazepam to notice.