Wilson started reading Arthur Koestler, and consumed a lot of drugs. I mean, a lot of drugs. He built a hotbox tent in his house. I bet the token (tokin’) stoner roommate’s never attempted that.
Lou Reed is a clearly identifiable example of someone who took pop music from something you listened to as pleasant recreation to a true art form. Art doesn’t have to be pleasant or comforting and his music certainly wasn’t either.
…We are pretending to be adults and we are all adults but we don’t have to feel like that here.
Little presumptuous to call it the “World” Series, don’t you think?
To call Wavves’ King of the Beach (Fat Possum) a cleaner, more considered affair than the band’s first two albums is to say very little. 2008’s self-titled cassette-turned-CD and 2009’s Wavvves were the kinds of records it’s good to know that near-teenagers still make, whether one actually cares to listen to them or not…