Dudes I know have been using it for a good ten years now, but Kozelek sent it to the next level. I love it.
Maybe RTJ can do that hip-hop remix of “Richard Ramirez Died of Natural Causes Today” that I’ve been wanting to hear for a year now.
When we say “’90s-tinged indie rock,” you’re talking about the stuff informed more by grunge and classic college rock than any sort of post-rock revival, right? ‘Cuz I sure as hell haven’t seen the latter.
I would be more positive about this trend if Drake didn’t make me want to kick him in the teeth every time I hear his voice.
Hey, I dig.
Banjo! Harmonica! Yeah, this definitely has the mid-aughts thing going. Fun as hell, though. Take away the horns and add some soaring guitar and this could be a Ted Leo track.
Oh man, those drums. AWESOME.
This band is stiffer than a 13-year-old boy who just discovered porn.
Man, I certainly wasn’t expecting this, but I really like it. Maybe it’s just the female backing vox and the overall production, but it reminded me a bit of late-period Go Betweens as well as the aforementioned XTC and World Party.
At first I thought that shirt was the cover of In the Court of the Crimson King, which kinda make sense. I was disappointed to see that, no, it was just her face.
However, given Ms. Cyrus’ curious musical appetites, I do expect to see her tweet “I repeat myself under stress I repeat myself under stress I repeat myself under stress” at some point in the next year or two.