I always think of Good News and Long Drive as being Spring albums, but The Moon and Antarctica is the best driving-in-the-snow-at-night album of all time.
I’m sick of established rock legends dissing younger bands just to seem Edge-y.
I hope next they release their own NEWSPAPER!
This is the best music video with a urethral sounding clip since the 1988 cast recording of “Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat.”
Don’t wanna meet that dad.
That review had a disturbing amount of subconscious racism to it, too.
“Bullshit that you were the only black kid at a Sufjan show! Kanye West knows who Sufjan Stevens is, so most black people do too, I assume. Fuck your individual experience on the matter.”
Honestly, I like it more than anything they’ve done since Hissing Fauna. And everything before Hissing Fauna. Just everything they’ve done that isn’t Hissing Fauna. That could have been expressed in less words.
I think it’s a solid early AOTY contender.
You have to have a limit, though. If licensing your song out for a product you have no quarrels with is going to keep your band running, I would call it a necessary evil. But to license your songs to whoever asks without taking into account the product, that’s just an irresponsible use of your craft. Evidently your song is entirely disposable in your eyes.
So I think there’s a difference between hearing Of Montreal in a harmless, kitschy steakhouse commercial and hearing a Kurt Vile song in a commercial for a bank partially responsible for a world-wide economic collapse.
How did the police enter his hotel room without a warrant?