The Body just re-released their long out of print S/T album this month and we wanted to do something special to mark the occaision. We asked them to just run up and down the street of their town, playing droney, butt-quaking scream metal in front of the bank, or the grocery store or wherever, to give the town's folk a little buzz, but they said no. Instead they offered us a stream of the album, and a little play by play of what each song means to them.
The beginning of the end. We should've just not recorded ever and led normal lives so we wouldn't have to endure being called boring fat losers by Internet ding dongs. Nothing says potential mate to would be suitors as having your biggest accomplishment being laughed at by Prince Paul in a Scion video.
"THE CITY OF THE MAGNIFICENT JEWEL"
This is the only song we still sometimes play.
"HEARTS ACHE, EVEN IN DREAMS (CITY-EATER)"
Our friend Gus plays double bass on this. The piano sound is from a crappy keyboard because Machines With Magnets didn't have the grand piano we requested. Fucking hacks. Just kidding; one love MWM.
Read the rest over at VICE.
Ace of Base's Secret Nazi Past
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Parquet Courts - "Light Up Gold Road Trip" (Full Documentary)
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Yung Lean Doer Is the Weirdest 16-Year-Old White Swedish Rapper You'll Hear This Week
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Adam Ant - The British Masters, Chapter 6
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Photos: Taking Acid at Coachella
When Paley sent these photos in, she included a nice little caveat over email that we've decided to reprint here in full, not only because it's too good to edit, but because her photographs of her and her weird buddies riding the snake are some of the best
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On Thursday, the hyper-talented graphic designer, artist, and famed album cover creator Storm Thorgerson passed away after a battle with cancer. He was 69 years old.
The Internet Is Scary
As of six months ago, my Facebook fanpage is like a dojo where hormonal teenagers hone their technique. Here is a heartfelt poem from some kid who wants to rape, kill, and marry me.
I Accidentally Touched Little Richard's Butt One Time
It was in the Detroit airport. After it happened Little Richard said, "He graze my derriere."
Listen to St. Lucia's Remix of The Colourist's "Little Games"
Last month, Cali quartet the Colourist released "Little Games," and St. Lucia just pulled a warm Balearic blanket over the whole thing, sanding away its rough edges with bright synths and lightly gated percussion.
Aaron Montaigne, Godfather of Screamo, is More Interesting Than You Can Ever Hope to Be - Part Two
On surviving combat in Iraq and Afghanistan with the help of magic, 'Bladerunner,' and everything in between.