||Fall Vinyl LP (1991) |
Chuck Freeman music CDs Recorded at Fort Apache, Cambridge, Massachusetts.
Moving Targets: Ken Chambers (guitar, vocals), Chuck Freeman (bass), Pat ...
||Brave Noise/Burning In Water CD (1988) |
Chuck Freeman albums BRAVE NOISE recorded at Fort Apache, Cambridge, Massachusetts in the spring of 1988. BURNING IN WATER recorded in January, 1986.
All songs written or co-written by Ken Chambers except "June 7th" (Chuck Freeman).
Boston legends Moving Targets released their second album, the Brave Noise LP, on Taang! in 1988. Listening years afterward, one is struck by how well the whole effort still holds together: the influential songwriting, musicianship, and above all Lou Giordano's production (with the up-and-coming Carl Plaster assisting). Moving Targets was a band who never got their due and remained largely unacknowledged -- even in Boston years down the line -- for their important contributions as a post-punk and pre-grunge link. Like their far better-known (and yet somehow still not recognized proportionally to their level of impact) colleagues Hüsker Dü, Moving Targets combined the ferocious spirit, energy, and alienated lyrics of hardcore with traditional rock & roll and pop songcraft. Still, the breakneck pace and attack of their 1986 debut Burning in Water had decidedly ebbed two years later. What listeners hear is the predictable maturing of a band, after ...