Category Archives: Esotericmusic

The Wage Don’t Fit

Late on the ball, but my new favorite band: “It’s all about the struggle, and documenting the struggle,” Williamson concludes. “If you can do that in an integral way, and a powerful way – without trying to sound like a … Continue reading

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‘Capitalism is Violence and Slates is Best’

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Melvins Live 1992

Truly, truly excellent:  

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Mudhoney Live in ’88

Back in June when I was boarding my flight from London to Seattle I noticed that someone in a sort of pork pie hat was lugging drum equipment around as his carry on bag. Since the dude looked haggard and … Continue reading

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Gluey Porch Treatments

Found this in the oral history of the Seattle music scene I was reading: ‘SLIM MOON: [1987’s] Gluey Porch Treatments came out, and my best friend, Dylan [Carlson], got so depressed. The process that went on in his head is … Continue reading

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Intellectual Fool

I’m a sucker for oral histories of music scenes. So last Sunday I started reading Grunge is Dead: An oral history of the Seattle Music Scene, even though I’m not a big fan of music from Seattle. So far the … Continue reading

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The Last Poets

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