Man, what a crazy goddamned year. Not the music, the music was great.
This is the most disappointing record I’ve heard all year. It hurts. Ken Kesey was right. Never trust a prankster.
The extra reading is well worth your time. I’m way more entertaining than I need to be, given the subject matter.
The future of adventurous US music can be found in the hinterlands. Don’t go to them; they’ll come to you.
It’s too demented and gleeful to be offensive. It’s barely of this planet and doesn’t have a mean bone in its body.