Friday, January 05, 2007

Music question...

Is the band Xiu Xiu awful or am I just not hip enough to get them?

I'm trying to build up my selection of maybes for when my emusic downloads restock.


At 10:17 AM , Blogger Nex Brannan said...

I don't like em. Does that mean they suck? dunno.

At 10:23 AM , Blogger Noam said...

Did you listen? I'm like looking at the reviews on emusic and I'm like.. what the fuck am I not getting here?

I think the best review I saw was for a BJ Snowden style singer, they wrote "I can't humm to this shit. If you can't humm it, it's not worth listening to."

At 12:25 PM , Blogger Nex Brannan said...

Yeah, The whole "experimantal discordant percussion" thing was never my style. The true test of whether a song rocks is this...

Whilst driving 110mph down a deserted highway, would this song be on the movie soundtrack?

At 12:42 PM , Blogger Noam said...

Hrmm That's a good one because it really could be for any type of song.
You could have some sort of hip-hop bouncy fun I'm driving really fast music cause I'm on my way to Cali.

Or like some indie slow, I'm driving really fast cause I just lost my job and fucked up my life music.

Or like some fast metal, I just went on a killing spree and I'm running from the cops music.

I dig that test.

At 12:44 PM , Blogger Nex Brannan said...

Thank you for totally getting that!

At 1:23 PM , Blogger Nex Brannan said...

You ever heard of Cold War Kids? I just heard a song called "we used to vacation" that was pretty good.

At 2:03 PM , Blogger Noam said...

Yeah, they were talking about them on Opie & Anthony yesterday so I put them on my wishlist.

They sound like Jet.


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