This is a fine companion piece to 8 Eye Spy. I am beyond good and evil.
Perhaps Merrill Garbus is the anti-Zooey Deschanel? I fucking hope so.
Music to make out to, I suppose. A collegiate version of Norah Jones.
“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!”
A band like Arcade Fire has a hell of a lot more in common with Katy Perry than it does with Daniel Johnston.
First off, we need to define alternative culture. Is it something that provides values for those who identify with it, or is it just mainstream culture decked out in thrift store apparel?
You are a critic. Not a fan. Not a blogger. Not a hack. A critic.
Do they perform in their underwear? ARE THEY HAVING MORE FUN THAN THE OTHER 50,000 PEOPLE IN THE ROOM COMBINED? Yes, yes yes!