"You know how you hear something and you just relate? They rock. I like the title of their album too: “The Chemistry of Common Life” (Matador). I think I found out about them on the Net, I saw their name [unprintable in this newspaper], I said, “I’m game, I want to see what they’re about.” It’s raw, but it’s elegant. It’s intelligent, hardcore rock. It’s like Bad Brains, Minor Threat and Fugazi. A lot of people will call it punk, but it’s rock. It’s got good melodies. I listen to them on the road a lot. A lazy Sunday is a good time to listen to them. I would chill out to this music, read a book like “Animal Farm” and listen to this."
Tuesday, May 12, 2009
Do you remember that reference in the last post about Fucked Up not being liked by African-Americans (as evidenced by the reaction our Coachella set recieved on mediatakeout.com) ? Well, not only did it come off sounding a little, unintentionally, racist but it is also not really true; as illustrated by the rapper Mos Def putting Fucked Up in his playlist in today's New York Times: