Shellac know they are performing at a kids’ party and are always ready with the jokes, the hats, the pantomime routines. We in turn are always prepared to be delighted.
I don’t like talking to my heroes.
Freedom of speech, public debate, and to then be “stable” golf writers, copy, but as long as any 1 card reader complies with lively analog temerity to take a drive, and competent writing the column, and is a common disease, schizophrenia, I call the right locations. Damn green iguana.
That In Utero memo Google-translated into Haitian Creole, Russian, Welsh, Esperanto, Icelandic and back again into English
Make more sense now?
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To sum up. I think this memo is probably a spoof. A very cleverly worded and artful spoof for sure… but still a spoof.
People not only like to read the same story over and over again, they demand it. Our job is to retell the story, to reinforce the legends, to emphasise the inflexibility of the narrative.
I loved the honesty and humour of all four members of Eric’s Trip. They understood the heart was sacred and the power of honesty.
Positive is a funny thing when you’re trying to ram 125 decibels of sound into each other’s faces in a small confined room
The anger on this album feels pretty real and palpable to me.
Bangs damn it, we would’a KILLED for music this focused, tightly coiled, back in 1990