Saturday's Somewhat Useless Post about A Good Record
Saturday, September 29, 2007
You know, I really cannot recall much music from the year 2000. Nothing really stands out for me, save for one or two records. It was a delicate time, that; it was the end of the Clinton era, and more importantly, it was a few years from the time when "indie" made the god-awful transition from business model to a musical genre, exploited by corporations and name-dropped by idiots who wanted to suddenly be hip. Ah, but one record stands out, the last truly great rock record, All The Falsest Hearts Can Try, by Denton's favorite prolific drunkards, Centro-Matic! Will Johnson and company really, really hit a home run with this record; it was hard-driving college rock for a post-Archers of Loaf world. And yeah, they got compared to the Archers (and Guided by Voices), but, really, Will had been doin' his thing for a long time before that. It is, from start to finish, a non-stop, beer-soaked, cigarette-smellin', dirty-as-hell-from-a-night-of-drinking good time of a record. Oh, and I'm happy to report that the samples provided for intrepid visitors of their website will be graced with the best songs on the record, as you'll hear below. These are songs for turning up and rolling the windows down and for just, well, cruising your ass down the highway at a rate of speed that is five to ten miles above the posted limit. Just listen for yourself, why don't ya? And I guarantee you this: you will be singing along with their tunes!
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