by carl wilson



It's officially a trend. All the noise bands at Victoriaville were doing it, and now I find (via Funtimeok) the guy from Les Savy Fav doing the same thing in this arty, Lucien Freud-esque image: Singing with a microphone held in your mouth. When did this start and where will it lead, don't you get electric shocks, and what if you suddenly find yourself dying to use a fricative consonant?

(Funtimeok also has a couple of MP3s of pre-Xiu Xiu versions of Xiu Xiu songs being played by Ten in the Swear Jar, which are worth auditioning. A XitSJ compilation is apparently in the works somewhere sometime.)

News | Posted by zoilus on Thursday, June 02 at 10:32 PM | Linking Posts | Comments (5)



Remember E. J. Brule from all those It Came From Canada comps on Og Records? He used to use microphones embedded in all sorts of strange places - sounded like Laurie Anderson meets Bobby McFerrin and the guy from Police Academy in a Belle Province comedy style. Now HE should have played FIMAV. There's just not enough laffs at that festival.

Posted by dacks on June 6, 2005 09:35 AM




"When did this start(?)"

Good question. Lux Interior? G.G. Allin?

"and where will it lead?"

See example number 2, above. And make sure you bring plenty of antiseptic.

Posted by fatcitizen on June 3, 2005 04:56 PM



hey thanks for the mention!

Posted by Brian on June 3, 2005 11:20 AM



hey thanks for the mention!

Posted by Brian on June 3, 2005 11:20 AM



Fricative consonants aside, I sure as hell don't wanna be the dude who has to sing into that thing at a venue the next night!

Posted by colonel tom on June 3, 2005 08:19 AM




Zoilus by Carl Wilson