Learning Curves and Rhyming Giants

The Who, Where, When, and Why of What Hearts

Comments

1
Is this the official manic pixie dream girl band?
2
Can the Merc. ever do a feature on a band that ISN'T Doug Fir-friendly or right-away hipster-chic?
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The answer to your query, DamosA, is "no". The Mercury simply isn't capable of covering bands that don't fit that description, because the Mercury is solidly a publication of the NOW, and of the HAPPENING.

And things that are HAPPENING and NOW are things like precious-looking white girls with bangs playing twee/folk/indie-pop.

Personally, I don't mind some decent indie-pop now and again, but I will be very glad when this fascination with anything and everything folk-inspired dies a gruesome fucking death.
4
"muted, unraveling-sweater sound of early Belle and Sebastian"
The muted sound of an unraveling sweater is far more interesting than anything B&S ever recorded.
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Actually, snagglepuss, I think lots of people are kind of sick of twee/folk/indie pop right now. I should have started this band 10 years ago! You should come to our show anyway, though, it's gonna be rad.
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My god, they DO all have near-matching bangs, though. I hadn't even noticed before. Why, they look like approximately 78% of women here!
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There's a music festival which will be taking place right here in Portland in June, featuring many local and regional bands. 4th annual, i believe. The Merc other to do a feature on THAT in the coming weeks!

http://www.facebook.com/pages/Northwestern…



Be forewarned, though - 100% hipster free (maybe afew scenesters)!
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I'm actually more tired of people who complain endlessly about how things suck. I think I'll go to this show and buy the band members each a few shots of Jamesons just to apologize for these two sorry mother fuckers bad mouthing a band they've never heard. What's the matter guys? These "precious-looking white girls with bangs playing twee/folk/indie-pop" play music better than you so you gotta tear 'em down? Good job, assholes.

Keep playing your "twee/folk/indie-pop" ladies.

Never mind Statler and Waldorf in the corner jerking each other off. I mean, hell; that's all they're good at anyway so might as well let 'em get each other all dirtified while you folks go kick ass and sing a great show that these idiots could NEVER have the balls or ability to play!

My hats off to you, Ladies!!
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I'm actually more tired of people who complain endlessly about how things suck. I think I'll go to this show and buy the band members each a few shots of Jamesons just to apologize for these two sorry mother fuckers bad mouthing a band they've never heard. What's the matter guys? These "precious-looking white girls with bangs playing twee/folk/indie-pop" play music better than you so you gotta tear 'em down? Good job, assholes.

Keep playing your "twee/folk/indie-pop" ladies.

Never mind Statler and Waldorf in the corner jerking each other off. I mean, hell; that's all they're good at anyway so might as well let 'em get each other all dirtified while you folks go kick ass and sing a great show that these idiots could NEVER have the balls or ability to play!

My hats off to you, Ladies!!
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Oh look, a fanboy who's soo excited, he had to post the same comment twice.
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*snicker*. Oh look, a Troll who can't stand up for himself. *GUFFAW*!!! Nice one.
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That's a good one. I've been a regular and consistent commentor here since 2008. YOU've been here since last week and have made just afew posts, so far. Yet, i'm a "troll" b/c i responded to a comment you made (that's how it works, see).

Btw, do your fellow band mates know that you support Doug Fir-friendly, twee-pop hipster indie commercial horseshit?