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You know the drill by now: http://www.vice.com/en_uk/read/the-vice-albums-of-the-year-2013?utm_source=vicefb
it's terribly, terribly serious
except there's nothing remotely funny in there and very little even approaching what could be classified as an attempt at a joke
I get jokes, haaa
Band influenced by nothing but My Bloody Valentine who weren't born when Kevin Shields started making his "new" record. In other words, they have grown bones, developed kidneys, exited a birth canal, learned to walk, read, and defecate independently, mastered their instruments and figured out the philosophical mechanics of insouciant cool all in the time it has taken Kev to turn on his FX pedals.
'Electronic band feted by the Quietus that Arcade Fire wish they were now that they’ve finally realised guitars haven’t been cool in six years'
"23 - 20: Albums by known and respected acts that you didn't even know had been released because of the deluge of decent new records the modern world is constantly spewing out and the desperate thirst for novelty with which it burns through them before discarding them forever"
it wasn't even funny then
It's still funny.
always damn accurate though.
that popular music could do with some big international crisis, like a WW2 or a 9-11, in order to wipe the slate clean and start afresh.
"No really guys, it gets better on repeated listens!"
fuck off, we're already familiar with Flaming Lips and Animal Collective.
but these are always worth reading just because of the potential.
Did she even release an album this year?