This year covers a 7" when they went by the name Chunk, and the Slack Motherfucker 7"!
(These songs were later collected on the Tossing Seeds compilation, in case those seven-inches were too difficult to acquire.)
The first seven-inch is a quick little blast of music. I think it is best viewed as foreshadowing of what is to come, as What I Do and My Noise serve as a formidable double-punch of power-pop with some heavier influence. My Noise, especially, comes away as the winner of the two. Train From Kansas City goes by without too much affair. The stutter-step drum beat is super nice, and creates an off-kilter feel while the rest of the song is really nothing too special.
Too not acknowledge Slack Motherfucker would be a huge error; as its melody and angsty job-related…