There has been more than one band called Nightstick. – 1) Nightstick is a Boston trio Alex Smith (bass, vocals, violin), Cotie Cowgill (guitars) and Robert Williams (drums, tapes) Their first album, Blotter (0, 1995), was a tribute of sort to their idols (Pink Floyd, George Clinton, Lydia Lunch), a wildly psychedelic and heavy tribute to an entire alternative civilization, best summarized in Blotter.
Ultimatum (Relapse, 1998) is a far more mature effort. The eleven-minute, many-part title-track is a harrowing… read more
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