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First Death Grips, now Daft Punk. Why are entertainers fucking with us like this? In an over-saturated landscape of “indie” artists all competing for an audience, is this what passes for promotion these days?

 +5Posted on Aug 5th, 2013 | re: Deconstructing: The O.C. And Indie Rock Gentrification (108 comments)

The O.C.? Don’t call it that.

 +2Posted on Aug 5th, 2013 | re: Deconstructing: The O.C. And Indie Rock Gentrification (108 comments)

agree, except it should be MySpace not Facebook. haha remember MySpace?! where everyone had Donnie Darko and Fight Club in their favorite movies? Radiohead and Death Cab in their favorite bands? Chuck Klosterman shit in their favorite books? good times?

the problem with these “Deconstructing” articles is they discuss a hot button issue that’s a few days (even hours!) old and rush to form a judgement/perspective. I’m assuming this one was rushed in particular due to the numerous spelling/grammar errors.

no you didn’t

 0Posted on Jul 27th, 2013 | re: HBO Will Debut Jay-Z's Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film (2 comments)

Lip-synching to a recording of your own song for six hours is ART.

 +1Posted on Jul 26th, 2013 | re: Foxygen's Elizabeth Fey Exposes Band Drama On Tumblr (60 comments)

it’s cuz they’re being propped up too fast. These guys, while having some genuine talent, are 90% aesthetic, cool clothes, wacky personality, MGMT-hacking (yes, I went there), bunch of cute indie darlings. aww aren’t they cute, they write pretty songs but argue all the time! I do like a few tunes I’ve heard, but it’s all too much.

 +4Posted on Jul 13th, 2013 | re: Shut Up, Dude: This Week's Best And Worst Comments (14 comments)

Sometimes downvote rage breeds great artistic vision. props to you, adddo!

this is all true. but i think the real question is, should youtube be making artistic judgements like it did?

 +1Posted on Jul 9th, 2013 | re: She & Him Are The Latest Act To Ban Camera Phones Via Patronizing Signage (102 comments)

that was a little tantrum-y, it just boils down to this. People get really offended when they get told what to do, but it’s all about respect for the artist. A lot of great stand-up comedians have to deal with this too. If Yeah Yeah Yeahs wants me to put my phone away for couple hours, fine, no big deal.