If it is not yours truly enumerating this or that favorite, then it might as well be another devoted, music nerd. Here is The Needle Drop’s Anthony Fantano’s Top Ten Favorite Misfits Songs. I agree with a lot of these, a couple I haven’t heard, and a few I would add would be “I Turned Into a Martian,” “Skulls,” and “20 Eyes.” As you can probably tell Walk Among Us (1982) is my favorite Misfits album. What are your favorite Misfits numbers? Albums?
We are music nerds, music geeks, whatever you wish to call us. I prefer the term “radical nerd,” but whatever. We follow in the footsteps of a long list of Music (radical) nerds that have enriched all of our lives. We are a different branch of geekdom, often more socially acceptable than your average dork- often, not always. Instead of cherishing “World of Warcraft,” “Dungeons and Dragons,” and “Star Trek,” Our Band Could Be Your Life (2001), the oft-nauseating, but totally relevent blogosphere/message board apparatus, and endless hours of Sasha Grey videos are our treasureed jewels. Instead of spending are teen years chasing hunnies or developing better social skills, we spent entirely way too much time debating whether or not major labels were good or evil. We are the proud, the few… the few that actually give a fuck about whatever we’re yapping about. We may never sleep with as many women as Gene Simmons, but we will know how many women Gene Simmons has slept with (4,600 approximately). The following is a list of some of my favorite music nerds.
Nadwuar, the Human Serviette
Anthony Fantano of the Needle Drop. Forever.
The dudes from High Fidelity (2000)
and who could forget…
Steve Albini, the “Noam Chomsky of Music Nerds.”
I had a similar reaction, but I’m still in that transitioning process of the album “growing” on me or simply putting my finger on what exactly I find displeasing (at least compared to their debut, as I think this is decent as a plain old record) about the album. We’ll see what happens. Peace.
I was waiting for this review. Be sure to check out Glen’s review here https://klyam.com/2010/09/16/cd-review-halcyon-digest-2010/.
It’s the Summer Album of Twenty Ten…
Not too focus solely on his death, because he led an incredible life, but here are two videos I just discovered on Jay’s passing. The first being Anthony Fantano of the Needle Drop and the second being Fox News, which I didn’t know his death ever reached the big news stories as it should have, albeit Memphis Fox News.