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Remo Mondo Snare Drum

Remember director Lee Frost’s 1972 attempted escape from the artistic straightjacket of porn? In The Thing With Two Heads, wealthy racist Ray Milland awakes from an operation and sees that his disembodied head has been attached next to that of convict Rosey Grier’s, and asks, “Is this some kind of joke?”

Unaware of Remo’s mad-doctor experiments, that’s exactly how I felt upon first encountering the Mondo snare. But eventually, the hand-drum head grafted onto a snare-drum body began to grow on me.

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