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The Soup Nazi 05.10.2020 04:25 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by Genteel Death
''Sonic Youth are kind of the ultimate, along with Black Flag, indie band in its truest sense. But what was it like signing to a major label in the late ​’80s as Sonic Youth? How did that feel?''

What does that even fucking mean?


Fuck if I know. First of all, the Minutemen were arguably even more "indie in its truest sense" (they jammed econo, baby!), although they didn't control all the means of production; they still had to deal with label bullcrap, small as SST was. But we could be splitting hairs there... "Signing to a major label in the late '80s as Sonic Youth" - well, what were they gonna sign as, Milli Vanilli? All I can think of is they signed to a major after The Replacements, Hüsker Dü, and R.E.M. How did that feel? Like a complete unknown, with no direction home, like a rolling stone? :confused:

Diesel 05.10.2020 04:42 PM

Why even bother reading it?! Let the fanboys lap it up

greenlight 05.11.2020 03:59 PM

oh man, I clicked on that YT link. what the fuck was that??

Diesel 05.11.2020 07:29 PM

I Like It When You Sleep, for You Are So Beautiful Yet So Unaware of It

 


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