The Causey Way - Testimony
Fueled by Ramen


The Causey Way have a gimmick -- they're not a cult. However, on this EP,
like on the rest of their recorded material, they walk a fine line between
emphasizing the qualities of Causey, their cult leader, and denying their
cult standing.

The gimmick seems like it would wear out fairly quickly, but in the last year and a half I've heard two Causey Way EPs and one LP, and the joke hasn't gotten old yet. This is, of course, due to the quality of the music. The Causey Way alternates between the scientific surf-rock of Man or Astroman? and throwbacks to 80s new-wave. This interesting combination does not get old quickly. I'm still partial to the Causey Way's "WWCD" EP, but their Testimony EP runs a close second. Hopefully Causey and his cult will be able to produce a few more quality records before the ATF comes in to shut them down.
...john heisel...

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