Agree but I would kind of like to punch each of the ridiculous, noodley dancers. Just sayin’
Also, when I was 17 (2007, Game Theory Era) I saw The Roots at Brown and ?uest gave me his sweaty towel and tossed us a drumstick after the show. I took them home and put them in my closet as souvenirs but a year later I went to college and my Mom threw them out.
Everytime I see posts like this, my inner monologue is Darth Vader’s NOOOOO.
Man, I was reading this and clicking through each page going, “Exactly! Exactly! Yes!” and as I got closer and closer to Number 1 my pulse quickened with maniacal anticipation: I thought that this might be the first inexhaustive Stereogum list that I completely, 100% agree with.
But alas, I got to Number 2 and streak was broken: I would put Phrenology at Number 1 (Switch 1 and 2). Sigh.
Yes, but is McKayla Maroney impressed?
I can’t believe I’m being a grammar troll, but WHAT?!
blame it on the alcohol?
As long as we’re only talking about the category of music videos that embraces the whole, “no plot just simple, patterned imagery that morphs subtly to the music” aesthetic, I think this is one of the most visually beautiful music videos I’ve ever seen.
Hologram of Kurt Cobain
Truth! There’s a certain understated genius to his appeal, and Channel Orange really captures that.
The intellectual in me says, “it smacks of Voodoo’s (as in D’Angelo’s) meditative lounge vibe and Maxwell’s honeycomb harmonies”….
….and the epic contra within me just thinks its awesomely ironic and cool that a recently out gay man still writes the best songs about vaginas. “Pink Matter” is…just so awesome. Andre 3000?
Let me don my purple velvet spottieottiedopaliscious bell-bottoms and repeat that: Andre 3000.
Coupled with the rich FO tenor? You’ve got to be kidding me. Regardless of his sexuality, I’d still want to hear that. But I probably know nothing about R&B since I’m too busy “blindly following” indie blogs and sweating in this itchy wool hat.
Just found out that its pronounced “see-uhhrr rose”