always love listenable 10-minute-plus tracks. maybe this was part of the appeal of the vinyl 12″, that you could put it on and have a solid 15-20 minutes of not having to choose anything else to listen to. is suicide a first world problem?
“outsider house.” when the simulation (your life) ends you’ll be able to relive it as xavier de rosnay’s mom. imagine how pride you will fel…
another brilliant punk-powerpop-rock gem from the mythical golden era of 1978 – 1982. originally written by the nerves from LA in 1975, it’s weird to compare the production of the two records. the’y’re separated by only 3 years, but the nerves’ version feels like it hails from the 1960s whereas blondie’s sounds like it’s visiting from the 1980s in a delorean. subtle nuances in the fidelity and texture = tyme travelle.
The Nerves – Hanging on the Telephone (1975)
A 7th century Roman chant to provide further historical context.
ultra radical. part mission of burma, part devo, part minutemen, multi-headed postpunk hydra “karen”. saw a flyer for “use fest” at the knockout, 1 block from my room, positioning “use” as basically neo-anarcho-punk ideology, but i cant find anything more about it online. this band is rad.