That Crazy Circus Music
You can wait all night
I’ll never stop complaining
As I look into those eyes, I can’t behave
‘Cause this song’s not right
It’s the legend that you’re after
I’m occluded ’round the clock a central shame from “Whiner’s Bio”, Mates of State
Several years ago, soon after the discovery of what I have called the musical treasure trove (over 20 gigs of music, from classics I should have known to recent popular and independent music), I embarked upon a rigorous musical education program. Every day on my subway ride I would listen to three albums on shuffle; I would listen to each song for its own virtue. Then, if the songs struck me enough, I would listen to an album straight through.
On a day when I was trying to figure out if I liked Le Tigre (I don’t really, screw “my metrocard” and when I was trying to figure out why the magical gnome who introduce me to this treasure was so convinced I would love Interpol, I serendipitously mixed one part Le Tigre with one part Micah P. Hinson and one part Mates of State.