Punisher of drums for Deerhoof (and fellow introvert) Greg Saunier, shot by the lovely folk of Gauche. All videos by Jason Seiple. Thursday, August 11, 2016 T-Shirt for the day: Melt-Banana tee, grey. Acquired back in April after seeing Melt-Banana open for Melvins (in 20 minutes or less). You cannot force the dance. The dance […]
Some music gets it. Some music doesn’t get it. This gets it. The above song by Skating Polly reminds me more of Throwing Muses than the usual comparison points thrown their way. Wait a moment, please. These stepsisters have released three albums, and the three albums vary a fair whack and so I don’t want […]
It’s soul music and it’s sorcery and it’s subtle
I want to fuck the world and make love to its remains. Always.
There’s a righteousness at the heart of these songs, a riveting freedom that makes Contemporary Indie — cute, smug, obvious, self-obsessed, eager to please — seem hilariously and stupidly irrelevant.
Sometimes it’s just fine to have good old-fashioned fun at the seaside.
Stuck with powerful sexual impulses, I convinced myself that to act on them was disrespectful and cheap.
A record’s ability to make me feel punched in the chest is a surefire sign that I like it.
If you’re going to tell me his songs came out of nowhere and were never influenced by other bands, we’ll have to do some kung fu