“Been around for seven years, still not getting the attention it deserves,” is how Twin Guns’ guitarist/singer Andrea Sicco recently semi-joking described the trio. Yet, he makes an excellent point. For whatever reason, their sheer sonic brute force, which recalls the reckless, sprawling, and unwieldy nature of the likes of The Gun Club and The Birthday Party, has never garnered a particularly large audience. Yet the band continue to struggle fitfully on their own terms, and their newest LP Imaginary World is no exception, not making any dramatic stylistic leaps, but tugging gently at the boundaries of their signature sound, which they’ve honed to near perfection. It’s scuzz rock reimagining ’60s psychedelia via the storm und drang punk ethos X and the seedy vestiges of old Brooklyn, circa the mid ’80s when Swans and Sonic Youth reigned supreme with their free form noise expositions, addressing life in the ’10 with wild eyed wonderment, to glorious results.
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the alternative nation has been gone for 20 years... But i still think there can be.
to some, these commercials may not have any significance to you, but I truly believe music can still change the world.
i believe there can be a great revolution of music… MTV doesn’t air it anymore… i know. i know… but that’s how important a network was to me and millions of others, but they stopped caring… some of my peers took over and became
a corporate entity they weren’t supposed to be in making short term disposable money… watch the clips and see the creativity, the diversity in. not some boring plain commercial style of present .i’m just posting to show my younger friends how it used to be… what it can be… shit, they devoted specials in fighting AIDS and had some cool bands on… the damn synergy to it… what have they been airing for almost two decades now? some bullshit reality humiliation and pandering. I thought america was great when alternative music was at the forefront. then it turned into crap.
#waybackwednesday yall, got something else brewing,and hopefully will be on wordpress by tommorow.Tell you what,between the title of this one and todays music choices, must be a 90s teen angst day for this guy.gotta be able to laugh at yourself sometimes,stay breezy!