Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

Scott Lapatine | March 18, 2016 - 3:03 pm

Stereogum’s first SXSW party was 10 years ago. That was my first time at this industry clusterfuck, and things have changed a lot since then. I think I had a T-Mobile Sidekick at the time, but not a laptop, so in between shows I had to go to Kinko’s to update this blog. Our event at the Parish in 2006 had free brisket and performances from Ted Leo & The Pharmacists, Rogue Wave, Thunderbirds Are Now!, What Made Milwaukee Famous, and Aloha. Plus, as MC, a young comedian named Aziz Ansari telling Blackberry jokes. It looked like this…

Not all of those bands are still around. Who among the 29 bands playing today’s Stereogum x Exploding In Sound Austin Invasion 2 will be around in 10 years? All of them, duh. That’s why we booked them. Y’all get Shut Up, Dude early today because I’ll be rocking my face off for the next 12 hours.

THIS WEEK’S 10 HIGHEST RATED COMMENTS

#10  polws | Mar 11th Score:33

gum getting unnecessarily malicious

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#9  papaya | Mar 16th Score:34

I miss the old Kanye / Put out CDs Kanye

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#8  theyachtmaster | Mar 15th Score:34

Could he please remove Magna Carta Holy Grail from Spotify as well? Thanks and god bless.

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#7  spennyb | Mar 16th Score:35

Blochead Reasoning: “I know nothing about rap, and therefore my endorsement of a rapper proves he’s good”. Sounds like my dad when he endorses Mumford and Sons ;)

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#6  dn | Mar 11th Score:35

They don’t let Marina or the Diamonds sit with them in the cafeteria either.

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#5  blochead | Mar 16th Score:36

Charles, fuck all the other shit. Get better. Get back to the rest of us in your own damn time. Fortunately for everybody involved we’re pretty used to it by now ;)

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#3  raptor jesus | Mar 11th Score:41

“Imagery is artistic property”

Yeah, of the person that created the image. In this case, it’s the same person. What Marina, you own artistic right to colors now?

The… color of your energy??

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#2  Peter Helman | Mar 11th Score:47

Tbh, this makes me like him way more.

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Cody Morris | Mar 11th Score:65

I’m sorry but this headline is fucked. Just because Marina is not part of the fucking hype train does not mean she is a “poor mans version” of anything. And this is comin from a fan of both of them.

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THIS WEEK’S 5 LOWEST RATED COMMENTS

#5  lil wotie | Mar 14th Score:-19

radioheads career is like if future never dropped ds2.

meaning, my biggest problem w radiohead is they dont have many bangers. like theire music is pretty, but there arent any songs that are unforgettable.

i kno every1 talks trash abt creep, but honestly tell me….do they have another song that good/catchy?!? future has made catchier/better songs than same damn time while overhauling his sound, cant say the same abt r-head.
all due respect tho

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#4  Bbell | Mar 17th Score:-27

You need to learn history. Many Democrats have historical amnesia when it comes to their party. The Republican Party was founded primarily to oppose slavery, and Republicans eventually abolished slavery. The Democratic Party fought them and tried to maintain and expand slavery. The 13th Amendment, abolishing slavery, passed in 1865 with 100% Republican support but only 23% Democrat support in congress.

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#3  Bbell | Mar 16th Score:-31

Good for Flavor Flav. He is entitled to his own opinion. Surprisingly Chuck D. still resides on the Democrat plantation. He needs to wise up.

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#2  LosingMyEdge | Mar 14th Score:-35

Meh. Kind of feel like Radiohead is one of the least interesting bands around now. I mean, sure I listen to the records when I have that particular feeling of “Gosh, technology is alienating me from society and I really wish some okay-ish rock song would vaguely reference that feeling,” but other than those times, these dudes just do not interest me at all anymore.

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#1  Scott Lapatine | Mar 11th Score:-46

it a joke

(but #teamcharli)

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THIS WEEK’S EDITOR-IN-CHIEF’S CHOICE

  colinskys | Mar 14th Score:6

Sure he did but he stepped aside and let something pretty amazing happen

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