mr. mayonaise

Comments from mr. mayonaise

"You can move a mountain, but where would it go?" is one of those perfect little lyrical phrases.
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February 28, 2017 on Album Of The Week: Roc Marciano Rosebudd’s Revenge
I've been really into that Matthew Lee Cothran album. I was only vaguely familiar with Elvis Depressedly before, but this is a great little bedroom-pop record. Kinda reminds of the Microphones? Maybe? But with more cheap beats.
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February 28, 2017 on Album Of The Week: Roc Marciano Rosebudd’s Revenge
Just make sure you wear a black t-shirt. Otherwise you get sacrificed first.
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February 24, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Japandroids were on fire last night. The new songs really benefit from stripping out the overdubs and studio wizardry and paring them back to the one guitar/one drumkit template.
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February 24, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
also the opening riff of "What Is That Smell?" sounds quite similar to the theme music from Doom. I almost instinctively typed IDKFA.
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February 22, 2017 on Band To Watch: Space Camp
I listened to the embedded Youtube video and thought it was pretty good... I can definitely see the Locust and Blood Brothers comparisons, also getting a bit of a Big Black vibe. Maybe noise punk just isn't for you?
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February 22, 2017 on Band To Watch: Space Camp
Based on your avatar/username/post history, I think you would enjoy "The Best Ever Death Metal Band in Denton", a Mountain Goats fan favorite.
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February 22, 2017 on The Mountain Goats – “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds”
you're in for a treat. Relationship of Command is in my all-time Top 10, it might even be my favorite punk album ever (tough battle between it and In Utero)
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February 22, 2017 on At The Drive In – “Incurably Innocent”
John Darnielle is 25 years and like 20 albums into his career, he could easily be coasting on acoustic shout-alongs but here he is, making a concept album about goths entirely with woodwinds and keys. The man is a national treasure.
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February 22, 2017 on The Mountain Goats – “Andrew Eldritch Is Moving Back To Leeds”
I can't even express how happy it makes me that ATDI are making new music and it's not terrible
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February 22, 2017 on At The Drive In – “Incurably Innocent”
You stopped at "Grand Canyon"?? The very next song, "No One Will Ever Love You" is one of the best on the whole album! I agree that Disc 3 is a slog, but try to at least get through Disc 2 just for the aforementioned song and "Washington DC" and "Papa Was a Rodeo"
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February 17, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
The Other Site has given a big fat "meh" to all my faves so far this year: Japandroids, Menzingers, Kreator, and Iron Reagan. So I know I'm doing something right! (I'm counting RTJ as 2016 for the sake of this argument, shut up)
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February 17, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Wow that Linkin Park song is not even bad the way Linkin Park is usually bad, which is at least entertaining for how angsty it is, it's "sounds like Justin Beiber" bad.
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February 16, 2017 on Bebe Rexha Is One More Hit Away From Becoming A Household Name
I totally agree that Twitter has a responsibility to better moderate their platform. I'm not sure if de-anonymizing their users is the right way to go, since that would take all the fun out of an account like horse_ebooks or Nihilist Arby's or [insert your fave Twitter personality here]. They need to make it harder to create a throwaway egg account for the sole purpose of harassing someone, but I don't know the best way to do that. Apparently Twitter is bleeding money though, so maybe the problem will just take care of itself.
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February 15, 2017 on Thor Harris Discusses Nazi-Punching Video, Twitter Ban In New Essay
Unfortunately there is no real way to remove anonymity from the internet without destroying everything that makes the internet great. Anonymity helps the trolls and jerks but it also helps their targets. I probably wouldn't post on Stereogum if I had to use my real name. I don't want someone to send me a mail bomb because I said Coldplay blows.
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February 15, 2017 on Thor Harris Discusses Nazi-Punching Video, Twitter Ban In New Essay
When I was younger, I actually really liked the follow-up weepie single "Too Bad". In retrospect, they're both terrible.
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February 11, 2017 on Father John Misty: “I Will Ride For Nickelback”
My picks for the two missteps on the album are the two slow songs, True Love and a Free Life of Free Will, and I'm Sorry I Didn't Find You Sooner. I have never wanted to hear a Japandroids ballad.
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February 11, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
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February 10, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
Shout out to whoever added the Jenny O song on last week's Weekend Playlist. Never heard of her before, but I couldn't stop spinning her album all week. Had to go ahead and add another track to this week's!
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February 10, 2017 on Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments
"like a hybrid between the National and Wolf Parade" How to get my immediate attention in one phrase. Great song!
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February 10, 2017 on Gang Of Youths – “What Can I Do If The Fire Goes Out?”
In the 00s, indie rock became effete, intellectual, and precious in response to the knuckle-dragging aggro mainstream-rock which was fashionable at the time. Now the pendulum is swinging back again. Indie fans are getting bored of polite, chin-stroking "rock" and looking for shit which actually rocks, and bands are putting down their turntables and picking up their guitars again. It depends how you define "indie rock" I suppose, especially as it has cross-pollinated with punk in recent years (are PUP, The Hotelier, White Lung, Screaming Females, etc., punk or indie rock? Does it matter?) but I think indie is less effete and precious than it has been in years.
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February 10, 2017 on Dirty Projectors, Fleet Foxes Frontmen Discuss The “Both Bad And Boujee” State Of Indie Rock Today
Damn that's a throwback. Before I discovered the Other Site, there was a website called Epitonic that I read to find out about independent music, which is how I got into the New Year (also Enon, Quasi, Battles, TVOTR, Blonde Redhead... thanks Epitonic!) This is a nice track. Perfect for a day like today in NYC.
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February 9, 2017 on The New Year – “Recent History”
Stalin, Lenin, Mao, and other dictators were all just fascists by another name, they just lacked the Aryan supremacy element.
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February 8, 2017 on Thor Harris Suspended From Twitter For How-To-Punch-A-Nazi Tutorial
I am a communist and I probably do deserve to be punched in the face :p
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February 8, 2017 on Thor Harris Suspended From Twitter For How-To-Punch-A-Nazi Tutorial
Richard Spencer has called for ethnic cleansing, which he calls "peaceful ethnic cleansing" to fool people like you, but he's not fooling the rest of us.
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February 8, 2017 on Thor Harris Suspended From Twitter For How-To-Punch-A-Nazi Tutorial