The other day, Barrett said something very true when talking about music:
I really like leeks. They’re like a cross between onions and polystyrene.
And then, possibly in an entirely different conversation, he said something like:
Our generation has no punk rock revolution.
I’ve had a similar conversation with a few people recently, in particular the rest of There Were Bears and Chris who we were demoing with last week. All the bands from a few years ago that really got me excited about music seem to have stagnated (as previously mentioned) and nothing new has come along to really push things any further. In terms of extreme music, although this sentiment is probably always expressed every couple of years, it feels like there isn’t a whole lot further to go, and in terms of production I think there needs to be a big change. Chris has some very interesting things to say about how rock and pop mixes are now almost indistinguishable. There is a perceived certain way to mix a rock record, and that’s how it is done. Musical apathy aside, really this blog post is to just to direct all of your attention over to the following website. I am inordinately excited about new material from this band, especially given how uninspired I have been by pretty much everything else: