Like Gabriel García Márquez, to whom they’re frequently compared, the Hernandez brothers find the immanent transcendent in the drudgery of everyday life.
The Pixies cast a long shadow over modern rock’s past — and future.
Black Francis summarily reformed the band 12 years after they’d called it quits, and set about touring the world like nothing ever happened.
Art and politics blur at your local concert venue, where artists from Ani DiFranco to Pearl Jam are making voter turnout their mission.
They are standing in the way of history, trying to turn everything, politically and spiritually, back to a medieval vision of the world. Whereas they’re perfectly entitled to have whatever worldview they like, I would suggest that humanity is moving in a forward direction.
“I think poetry is more popular now than it has been in the last 100 years, at least.”
Those who run this country and hand-feed carefully crafted propaganda to the media will immediately and automatically label a show of genuine curiosity about the world and the role of the U.S. government in it as unpatriotic.
When people say that it must have been hard to make this movie, I just go, “Uh, no.” Being an offshore oil worker, that was hard. But this?
“We just feel each other. And it’s good to see that spark in the younger generation. “
“Anywhere else, you would have a conversation on how unacceptable this is,” Richter explains. “But a fan of the absurd would say, ‘Where do we start?’“
Lynch’s style became his signature, to the point where reviewers, unable to comprehend, simply claimed that Lynch was being Lynch.