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Mar 17, 2015 illiterati commented on Are There Bands You Once Loved but You Can't Listen to Now?.
Animal Collective
Jan 20, 2015 illiterati commented on Can We Talk About Patti Smith at the Moore Last Night?.
Definitely agree Rock & Roll Nigger felt like a bum note, especially after her heartfelt dedication of Gandhi to the MLK protestors. That word is not a signifier for universal oppression.
Jun 17, 2014 illiterati commented on An Ideal for Quibbling: Factory Records' 10 Greatest Songs.
My pick for Durutti: "Without Mercy," either side.
Jun 16, 2014 illiterati commented on Department of Defense Spends Millions of Dollars Researching Activists and Other "Social Contagions".
Would be very interested to learn more about the UW departments receiving DoD grants.
Apr 10, 2014 illiterati commented on My Creepy Jams Are Freaking Out My Coworkers.
I must be one of the few who listens to the soft-rock follow up To Keep From Crying more often than First Utterance. It's like an occult Fleetwood Mac.
Mar 30, 2014 illiterati commented on Shelf Deception: A Clear-Eyed Look at the Record Collector.
@6 The acting's terrible but they should've left that scene in High Fidelity.
Jan 21, 2014 illiterati commented on Ben Chasny and Donovan Quinn Celebrate Old Drunk America on First Full-Length.
Yesssssss! Can someone get Ben to move back to Seattle?
Nov 25, 2013 illiterati commented on What Is the Heaviest Music You've Ever Heard?.
Daniel Menche at Gallery 1412, in 2004 maybe? He was using a wooden knife, contact mic'd I suppose, and battering his own body with it. Loudest performance I've heard to this date.
Jun 12, 2013 illiterati commented on Never Heard of 'Em.
Last para NAILS the spirit of Jandek. Well done as usual!