“DO YOU REMEMBER THAT BAND THAT MADE YOU DREAM ALL SUMMER LONG, THE BAND WHOSE SONGS YOU KNOW BY HEART ALL THE LYRICS? WELL, IT’S CRAP! AND SO ARE YOU!”
“There is a prostitute in all of us…”
“There’s no such thing as a good song. There’s only a good performance and sound.”
This is the greatest hidden music you’ll encounter all year. Five hundred songs, and I haven’t yet found one I don’t think is less than magical.
Ultimately, the music is the most important thing. If we never did any gigs then it’d be terrible.
If there’s a better argument for demanding the immediate shutdown of Pitchfork than the rise and rise of Vampire Weekend and Arcade Fire, I’m not sure I want to hear it.
I’m sceptical of the patronising and reductive idea that men and women appreciate music in intrinsically different ways
Love the stilted male vocal and the warm sweeps of synthetic, synthesized melody and looped beats.
“I didn’t listen to pop music growing up,” he reveals. “If I listened to music, it would be something classical”
“Most music critics are reading other music critics to find out what they should like”