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Yeah Yeah Yeahs

Yeah Yeah Yeahs: Fever To TellFever To Tell (2003)
Universal Music Group

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Wow, indie trends sucks. You all know what I'm talking about, every month there's a new band who indie people will tell you are "the best band ever" and then next month they've forgotten all about that band and moves on to the next. This is one of those bands, this band plays on having a f.
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Wow, indie trends sucks.

You all know what I'm talking about, every month there's a new band who indie people will tell you are "the best band ever" and then next month they've forgotten all about that band and moves on to the next.

This is one of those bands, this band plays on having a female singer who acts all crazy and screams. Yeah, it's that cheap. The music itself falls down under the "garage rock" category I guess, and it's not that bad, but the vocals sounds too much like "we're just like any other band but we have a girl as a singer and SHE ACTS CRAZY AND DOESN'T CARE ABOUT WHAT YOU THINK!!!!!".

Yeah, and they're from New York too, how hip.

I've heard a few songs from their other EP's and at the first listen I thought these were remakes of the old songs, but it wasn't, they all sound the same. Well, not exactly the same, but you know what I mean, right? If you don't know what I mean I can tell you that I mean that this band sounds like any other garage rock bnd if they had a female singer.

But there is one thing I like on this CD, the surf-like guitar and the hard percussion on "Y Control" is pretty cool, but the rest is completly by the book. There are slower songs like "No No No", bluesy songs like "Black Tongue", but it's all so god damn boring.

But the press loves them, people who are "hip" loves them, but I don't and I don't really see why anyone should...

...unless you're an indie kid of course, because being one allows you to like them one month until the next band takes over.

 

 
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shawnlw (January 28, 2010)

Who wrote this review, a fucking twelve year old?

Gooie (August 11, 2008)

This is probably the worst review I have ever seen, and the internet is a giant suckfest of crap.

little_boy_blue (October 8, 2006)

Let me clarify that the point isn't whether the album is good or bad.. It's that a review should, firstly, focus on the music, not the band or trends, and, more importantly, give *reasons* for why the reviewer likes or dislikes the album.. "I don't like them" may be a valid opinion, but that doesn't mean it's a valid review.. Go rant somewhere else. This is furtherore a bad review. I personally do not like the record myself because in my opinion the band is like an Indie version of No Doubt and Garbage, except this band has no Bass player. I absolutely cherished one song, and the song is titled "Pin." "Maps," and "Y control" like many of the tracks on this record haven't any lyrical depth, and where "Maps" is about losing a loved one at the hands of self-salvation, it is "Pin" that sticks out in this record because of it's pow-wow jazz drumming, grunge-punk guitar riffs and manic depressant sexually-charged lyrics that trim the fat off any libido. I give this record a three simply because it sticks to the formula of what is in and what hasn't been displayed in years since female-fronted No Doubt's "Tragic Kingdom" and Blondie's "Parallel Lines," and that is experimentation. If Karen O can take a few pointers from Debbie Harry's lyrical flow and Shirley Manson's sultry wordplay, this band will be golden and can only receive a three in my opinion because, let's face it, a record can not live up to "classic" with just three songs.

Anonymous (June 12, 2006)

this album rules! thats what everyone says about regina spektor ("it all sounds the same") it does not just listen harder and anyway musics a matter of fucking opinions, you dont like it? doesnt mean it sucks!

Anonymous (December 26, 2005)

Wow, some people are cracked out
Maps and Y Control are amazing songs

Anonymous (November 2, 2005)

tskkkk.
ha
Bitches
I discovered the Yeah Yeah Yeahs
Before they were on fucking MTV!!
BEAT THAT!
hahaha
THIS ALBUM IS DEFINTELY ONE HELL OF A CD.

etwiels88 (August 26, 2005)

I was looking through all of this posters stuff after I saw an absurd comment left on some other review, and realized..he is clueless on anything that has to do with music...

This album IS pretty good.

aimee (July 12, 2005)

i love the yeah yeah yeahs my fav song is "y control" i like karen O sings she seems very spunky and i love the way she dresses shes my role model in style!!

Anonymous (December 24, 2004)

The point here isn't whether the album is good or bad.. It's that a review should, firstly, focus on the music, not the band or trends, and, more importantly, give *reasons* for why the reviewer likes or dislikes the album.. "I don't like them" may be a valid opinion, but that doesn't mean it's a valid review.. Go rant somewhere else

Anonymous (December 19, 2004)

This album is fucking awesome as far as I'm concerned. It's a breath of fresh air from the usual and repetitive punk we hear everyday. And "Maps" is probably one of the best songs made over these last few years. Overall, it's a solid effort and deserves all the mutherfuckin' stars one could give it.

Anonymous (December 12, 2004)

What a fucking shitty review...

Anyways, solid album from a solid band.

sciulli (November 7, 2004)

"You punkers who go off on (and perhaps even ejaculate to) the Dillinger Four won't like this. And it's OK to me."

D4 is one of my favorite bands, and, from what I've heard, I really like the Yeah Yeah Yeahs.

So yea.

Anonymous (October 19, 2004)

ok you fuckers i am going to start this off by telling you that this album kicks ass the yeah yeah yeahs kick ass and there not punk fuckers there indie dumb asses you wouldnt know good music if it hit you in the face you cant tell the genre so what the fuck dont write reviews until you learn to appreciate good music yyys u kick ass mad props for dealing with these pricks latr

Anonymous (September 22, 2004)

This review is nothing but a 15 year old sitting back and paying attention to nothing but trends. Because to him, that's what makes music. Not music itself, but the people who listen to the music, and what kids at high school are saying about said music. This is why I hate the punk scene.

Anonymous (August 24, 2004)

hate them.hate the cd.hate"maps".hate karen o.hate how rollingstone said it was a good album.hate the radio for playing theyre songs.hate kroq 4 having them at the weiniee roast.hate karen o for looking like a freak.hate her for growling in the live performance of maps.hate her for naming the song maps.hate the song "y control".hate the song "y control" cause it's stuck in my head.hate them for writing worse than me with my head up my ass.

Budde_Boy (July 28, 2004)

The yeah yeah yeahs deserve respect. You guys are all hating them, then talking about how yellowcards new album is good.... may u choke on ur own spit

Anonymous (July 9, 2004)

I agree. This is a great fucking album, but it is not punk in any way. I think that is what you children refuse to see. You only see music as punk, or other. Well, this is not punk. It falls into that other category.

crizack (May 15, 2004)

NO NO NOs...this album sucks. i could write better songs trapped on an island with the cast of some mtv reality show.

Anonymous (April 29, 2004)

This album's not so gawddamned bad...hey, at least it's not fuckin' Courtney Love goin' into heroin withdrawal on record. I also appreciate the production value with some Moogy sounds and a drum machine.

Guess what, folks? This isn't 'punk,' this is indie pop. You punkers who go off on (and perhaps even ejaculate to) the Dillinger Four won't like this. And it's OK to me.

But the rest of y'all'll either like it, or get fuckin' annoyed by it.

***el_provocateur***

itssocoldinalaska (April 8, 2004)

i also really dislike the yeah yeah yeahs.

i understand that they're "different" or whatever the hell everyone seems to be preaching, but who the hell cares? does this mean that no matter what, as long as a band is "different" we should all embrace and love them?

and also, just because i dont like ONE band who is "different" doesnt mean that i automatically love the mainstream or whatever other accusations have been thrown around

anyone can write any review they want, good or bad. thats why we still call it a "review" and not "this is why i think this cd [band] is good"

the bottom line is, some bands just really suck.

and by "some bands" i mean the yeah yeah yeahs.

declinepunk (March 27, 2004)

yeah, i agree. someone else should review this because i don't think this album is bad at all. in fact, i like it quite a bit.

Anonymous (February 12, 2004)

Someone should write another review for this album, it deserves another look.

Anonymous (February 12, 2004)

I don“t know if I should admit this, but if it wasn“t for mtv I would still think that this album sucks. Maps is an incredible song, and ther is nothing overrated about Pin. I“m in love.

Anonymous (February 5, 2004)

This is the worst review I have seen, ever. You showed that you actually have no idea what makes a record decent, and that you only say what you say because you're a hypocrite. It's as simple as that.

You seem to have a problem with people who are "hip" liking this band. What in the fuck does the people who like the band or how the singer acts have to do with the record? You dwell on irrelevant details like trends and then go on an elitist rant about how their listeners are just "hip" people who will listen to another band the next day.

You're too caught up in the bullshit yourself to know what the fuck you're talking about. Grow up.

Anonymous (January 26, 2004)

My man Claudio has it right. This review sucks and you're a shitfucker. This album rules and I doubt you even listened to it.

I wanted to write off this band as a trendy johnny-come-lately. Boy was I fucking wrong. This album is amazing.

-Grant's Tomb

elvisdechico (January 23, 2004)

bad review... great band...

Anonymous (October 19, 2003)

maybe your ass is too caught up in the hype. this album is entertaining, it's not personal, and it's fun: dance party!! they're not here to start a revolution, so shut the fuck up.

StephNJ (October 1, 2003)

I enjoy this album.

Anonymous (May 27, 2003)

PURITY FOR PUNK! FUCK the yeah yeah yeahs OFF!

surreal (May 26, 2003)

Yeah yeah yeah.. I don't like this band. Not because of the hype or the female singer...(Okay maybe the interview she did with the NY Times last Sunday had something to do with my dislike, anyone else read that?) I just don't like them because of the sound and music and lyrics they have. This review..Reading the comments was more entertaining and enlightening than the review.

- Ever mixed Rocky Road and Mint Chocolate Chip? Hell yeah...

soulbleed (May 26, 2003)

i really, really hate this cd. good review ... this singer should shut the fuck up.

Anonymous (May 25, 2003)

No but its fun for me and thats what its all about.

Anonymous (May 25, 2003)

Wow. Childish internet insulting coming from a lonely grown up who calls himself "twat".

Just so you know, "twat", insulting people over the net is not surprising, witty, or even out and out funny.

Anonymous (May 25, 2003)

You’re horribly conceived I can't believe you made it pass inspections. Go perform an impossible feat of masturbation and then Kurt yourself. I agree with you completely though. twat.

Anonymous (May 24, 2003)

this review was horribly written. I can't believe it was posted.

FortyMinutesWest (May 24, 2003)

Well considering I don't limit myself to Fat Wreck bands.. I listen to a ton of different styles, I just can't stand this band. The Fat Wreck comment was directed at the people who think that listening to this instead Fat Wreck or Epitaph bands raises their IQ 50 points.

Anonymous (May 24, 2003)

"I've said it before, give me some Fat Wreck CDs, I'll take them over this."

Yep...because you know that almost everything you buy from them will sound the same.*

*No, not all Fat bands sounds alike, but a majority of them do.

FortyMinutesWest (May 23, 2003)

Who said anything about them not being punk besides you? Maybe I missed something, but I didn't notice anyone saying that.

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

who cares if they're not punk.
you know...by now, you should have realized that not every band is a fucking punk band or ever will be.

get over it.

FortyMinutesWest (May 23, 2003)

When did thinking a bands music is obnoxious not become a valid reason to dislike them?

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

"I hate them, not because of the hype, because I find them to be obnoxious."

Wow. What an intelligent answer.

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

God.

Somebody who said "i don't get this, it just bores me. give me some sum 41." in an Interpol review shouldn't be reviewing the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. That simple. Period.

This is better than most of the unoriginal crap coming out of Fat Wreck anyway.

FortyMinutesWest (May 23, 2003)

I think it was more of a rant than a review.. But how can you say he was trying to be cool or get cred, how do you know that he actually doesn't hate this band. I hate them, not because of the hype, because I find them to be obnoxious. In my opinion, most of the bands reviewed this time around are better than The Yeah Yeah Yeahs, with the exception of Silverstein. I've said it before, give me some Fat Wreck CDs, I'll take them over this.

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

Waste-Elite is correct.

The hype surrounding this band, something they can't really help, is destroying them. Mainstream reviews calling them gods (incorrectly) have made it so that "underground" reviews just try to counter what they see as a "trend".

Will this band save the world? No.

Are they more worth listening to than a good half of what was reviewed this week? Yeah.

If you are one of those people that only listens to "hardcore" and alike genres of music, chances are you won't like this. If you are in to the Strokes, and other new "art school" NYC bands, you'll probably like this. If you like old NYC punk, like the Ramones (circa first album), Lou Reed (solo), Velvet Underground, Television, Blondie, or the Voidoids, you'll also probably like this.

This review did not at all talk about the music... Instead it was a blatant attempt to be "cool" and get punk "cred" with the people who read it. Resend the review, telling what was wrong with the music instead of your personal problems with the band.

melvyl (May 23, 2003)

i've listened to this 10 times more.

and it sucks even more than it did the first time.

Seriously, fuck this band, the songs they've written are like the worst songs ever, i mean, it's even worse than kent, and kent makes me fall aslepp within 10 seconds.

And scott sucks ass for actually woning 2 cd's by kent.

Strewtho (May 23, 2003)

This score is for mint choc chip, can't beat it.

Anonymous (May 23, 2003)

..I just can't stop listening to it.

waste_elite (May 23, 2003)

ya know, hype's a bitch. i just listened to this album in its entirety for the first time and it is not NEARLY as bad as everyone here is making it out to be. in fact, i think it's pretty damn good. to counter all of the finger-pointing, jealous, insecure dickwads that attack bands on everything but musical merit, i'm giving this album an 8.

THAT'S RIGHT, AN EIGHT!

Yellowtrash (May 22, 2003)

These guys are average. The singer is hot, but their song on Conan sucked.

sickboi (May 22, 2003)

Mint and chocolate have no place together. Its because of shit like that our world will end in 5 years.

Anonymous (May 22, 2003)

Don't question the might of mint chocolate chip.

Anonymous (May 22, 2003)

where the hell did the ice cream comment come from>

FortyMinutesWest (May 22, 2003)

Fuck rocky road, mint chocolate chip owns your soul.

Anonymous (May 22, 2003)

Maybe if you found your penis and discovered women then you wouldn't have to worry about dumb shit like this. If you like it, you fucking like it. Who gives a fuck what everyone else thinks. Want me to tell you if you like ice cream? You do, but only rocky road. Your favorite color is blue and you sometimes think about Harrison ford when you jerk it to the bra and panty section of the sears catalog. If you have any more questions on what you like and don’t like just let me know. Go fuck yourself
twat

Anonymous (May 22, 2003)

You know, I like this band. I never considered myself a hipster though.

If I got a pair of those airplane wings the stewardess' give little kids, then maybe I would settle with being a hipster. Otherwise, there is no deal.

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

I wanna show karen o my "O" face. That means I want to put my penis into her.
twat

adamsocial (May 21, 2003)

Pretentious hipster rock for people cooler than me.

FortyMinutesWest (May 21, 2003)

Most bands are...

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

the yeah yeah yeahs are waaaaay better than guttermouth.......

FortyMinutesWest (May 21, 2003)

"which is better, this or shattered realm?

-Strewtho"

That's not fair, that's like making a father choose between two really ugly children.

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

This review is really bad. Just because they get over-hyped doesn't mean it's bad music. You don't talk about the music itself at all, except saying that the percussion on y-control is cool and that it has some blues and slow songs, which are really boring. Good band, not great, but really enjoyable to listen to.

As for the dude who said Karen O takes her own personal stylist on tour, that's fuckin bullshit. I've been to one of their shows, hung around with them during the day and there was no stylist to be seen. Yeah, so dresses up before she goes on stage, but what the fuck is wrong with that? It never hurts to have a good show.

I_hate_emo (May 21, 2003)

This review rocks!!! They had me won over at the first line.. Keep up the good work my friend.

melvyl (May 21, 2003)

"summary

the reviewer doesn't like indie kids. or writing reviews that illuminate the reader as to why an album is bad, for that matter

also, the term garage rock gets overused. the kingsmen (louie louie bands) were garage rock too and they're a little bit different from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. use better terms to describe the music."

I LOVE INDIEKIDS....THEY ARE SOOOO COOOOOOOOL!! but seriously, i didn't say i hate them, just that this was one of those band, and only by saying that, you probably know how 90% of this record sounds.

i think that "take your usual "garage rock" band of the month, put in a female singer who screams loud and acts crazy. And yeah, the cd has a surfguitar on it which are pretty cool" is an really accurate description.

sonicice (May 21, 2003)

The score is for the review, which contains an actual two whole sentences about the album.

The only song I can get into off of this is "Black Tongue". I don't think this band is pure trash, but they definately aren't as great as everyone hypes them to be.

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

summary

the reviewer doesn't like indie kids. or writing reviews that illuminate the reader as to why an album is bad, for that matter

also, the term garage rock gets overused. the kingsmen (louie louie bands) were garage rock too and they're a little bit different from the Yeah Yeah Yeahs. use better terms to describe the music.

Anonymous (May 21, 2003)

which is better, this or shattered realm?

-Strewtho

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

as much as i hate makeoutclub buddyhead approved hip bands, they are good. not amazing, or revolutionary, but its good rock and roll by people who know how to play.

the review was pretty sparse. but, i suggest downloading this if your a punk rock kid, if your hip, you own this already. but if you dont own the last new bomb turks record, just buy that instead.

wyzo

waste_elite (May 20, 2003)

this was probably the worst review i've ever read

TheOneTrueBill (May 20, 2003)

i fucking hate this band. little to no work, "next big thing" bullshit. i want them dead

evildeadalive (May 20, 2003)

I'm with Melvyl on this one.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

no matter how many time i read all the bullshit posted on any board on this page, i always come to the same conclusion: the clash are the greatest band of all time.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

You know, maybe you think I have shit taste in music, but I liked this CD. I didn't like it as much as their EP, but I wasn't that disappointed. I'm not going to sit and listen to the Yeah Yeah Yeahs and expect genious or amazing talent. I'm going to listen to them because they're not that great, and maybe those amazing bands aren't that great.

Maybe they're just...better than the Yeah Yeah yeahs.

Who cares.

S-

FortyMinutesWest (May 20, 2003)

Wow, how many times are you going to post that. It's about quality not guantity. Ah, my first internet stalker, how adorable.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

"Korn rules dude"

No way, dude, they are totally "bogus" thrash trash.

"that's true hardcore."

A bunch of nappy haired losers shouting "fuck the world" while hitting random notes? I thought Black Flag was hardcore. I guess they're classical now.

"And to the person below, I like a wide range of music, not just hardcore and death metal. And if you're thinking "Well that's all you review!", well I review what I'm sent, and that's mostly what it is. I like death metal, hardcore, punk,"

No, you don't like punk. You only listen to 4th generation shit bands that rip off old bands. That isn't punk, that's shit. And hardcore is bland crap.

"grind, thrash, and whole array of things, don't pigeonhole me."

You're way too easy to "pigeonhole". You like music that sounds the same. That's okay, but don't try to force your unintelligent opinion on others.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

"But the press loves them, people who are "hip" loves them, but I don't and I don't really see why anyone should..."

Nice grammar, buddy.

I'm not a trendy guy at all. I just like music that is totally original... In fact, I hate the Strokes, the Hives, the Vines, and the Music. Not because they "sold out" or are "trendy", but because I think they suck.

There's no real bad thing about the music on this disc at all, besides the fact that Karen O's voice is way too loud in the mix.

The downfall of this disc is the lack of variety.

At least it isn't KoRn rubbish or more generic pop punk.

melvyl (May 20, 2003)

"I like this CD... Not greatness, but good. Finally a band that isn't trying to sound like another band."

fuccckkaaa!!
that's even worse, they're just doing it for the sake of being different, just as the 9 year olds with papa roach hoodies.

bottomline: this band is a bunch of 9 year olds with papa roach hoodies.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

I like this CD... Not greatness, but good. Finally a band that isn't trying to sound like another band.

melvyl (May 20, 2003)

writing negative reviews is fun when you know that a shitload of people will call you a fat wreck fan.

anyways, just wanted to thank whoever put up this review. thank you alot, now i want someone to do a good review of this so i maybe will be able to undetrstand whats so good about this pile of fart.

FortyMinutesWest (May 20, 2003)

Writing bad reviews is more fun, but sometimes it's harder to find things to say. Unless a band is as bad as this one, or Shattered Realm.

melvyl (May 20, 2003)

that comment below was me.

and some people really ARE stupid.

what's the fun in reading 10 reviews just to find out that 9 of the cd's reviewed are "instant classics", "the best cd of the year" and stuff like that?

And those reviews aren't even funny to write unless it's a really good unknown band that you want people to know about.

and i really like what you are saying, so i can translate it:

"Everyone who doesn't like a band with average musicians and a girl screaming and soudning like crap loves fat wreck"

My grandma doesn't like this band, is she a fat wreck fan then?

95% of the people all over the world doesn't like this band, does 95% of all the people in the world love fat wreck?
maybe they do, that would explain quite a few things..

and i'm going to review more indie cds. and the only reason why i posted this review was because someone was talking shit all about how the album in a certain review sucked and how someone should review the latest yeah yeah yeah cd, so i did (because that was a really stupid comment).

I think everyone should review bad cd's for a change.

that would be much more fiskbullar.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

"this review wasn't shocking. the guy who reviewed it is more than likely a member of the warped tour "punk rock" elite who can't stand anything without a galloping drum beat and a bad singer. everything that this band has put out before this record is total audio cancer, but this is good, not great, but good and it's probably gonna get better. the media overcovering something really sucks, but in this case, it's deserved."

this cd has them both, but the horse in this cd should be used for glue.

i think this cd is terrible, and for the ones who comes with the expected "you don't listen to much indie, do you?" and "give him a fat cd":

i do listen to a bit of indie, but this is just plain bad music. yeah, it doesn't matter what i listen to because it's only 2 types of music, and this type sucks (that's just what i think).

and well, i wasn't biased from the beginnging, i kina liked some songs on a ep i heard, that's the reason why i bought this cd, but it turned out to be one of my biggest regrets ever.

And the "indie kids"-remark....
...dudes, i live in sweden, do i need to say more? if someone has indiekids and indietrends, it's sweden, i mean god damn, 40% of the 18-25 year olds are indie here. and fuck you because i don't like this cd and i don't think i will, but i wanted to like it, just as the way i try like hwm and the blood brothers, because they have quality, and this band has NOT.

FortyMinutesWest (May 20, 2003)

"this review wasn't shocking. the guy who reviewed it is more than likely a member of the warped tour "punk rock" elite who can't stand anything without a galloping drum beat and a bad singer. "

And you're a condescending, elitist, scenester, good job.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

Although I'm the kinda person who goes into things with my mind already made up on them, I thought I'd give this a shot and was kinda hoping I'd like it.

Boy did it blow hard.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

this review wasn't shocking. the guy who reviewed it is more than likely a member of the warped tour "punk rock" elite who can't stand anything without a galloping drum beat and a bad singer. everything that this band has put out before this record is total audio cancer, but this is good, not great, but good and it's probably gonna get better. the media overcovering something really sucks, but in this case, it's deserved.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

i was in nyc the other day with my friends and we saw the guitarist of this band. i dared someone to shout "bad bad bads!" at him, but no one took me up on it.

that's a great story, huh?

anyway, this band really sucks. and what's with this lead singer sex symbol thing? i mean, i'm all for girls in rock, but let's not try to make every one of them a fucking sex goddess, eh? seriously, karen o is about as hot as my best friend's mom's terrier. i think i'd rather fuck a rusty bear trap.

and don't even get me started on the donnas...

pope_schlomo (May 20, 2003)

For the record all NY people don't suck (take me for example). I may not like Melvyl a lot but he's dead on. This band stinks. The score though is ripping of the movie "Wyld Style."

Ramo
(vandalizing some train yards)

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

i like a lot of the new indie/garage bands..

but i have to say these guys are outright horrible..if i wanted to listen to art punk i'd listen to Liars (which i do) and they do it much much better then the shitty yeah yeah yeahs..

i think "art star" has to be one of the worst songs ever recorded..

FortyMinutesWest (May 20, 2003)

Yeah, how dare he review a band he doesn't like? Everyone has biases for or against a band when they review a CD, unless they've never heard of them. For the record, give me some Fat Wreck CDs, I'll take them over this hipster garbage.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

amen to the dude below me. there's nothing like blanket statements about a supposed scene (ie a dumb punk kid's understanding of an "indie kid") for total accuracy. pavement is indie. this is not. get your shit straight.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

I'm not a fan of the band but it seems that you had already made up your mind on what you would say about the album before you listened to it. I bet you don't listen to much indie stuff so why review it? Go review the next Fat release you'll probally love it.

FortyMinutesWest (May 20, 2003)

You tell em Melvyl.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

i agree this is another horrible indie garage band being hailed by the rock elite as the next savior of rock. but the review wasn't very descriptive of the actual record itself-just a lot of pissing on the band. my score is for the band and the reviewer.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

please just shut the fuck up. The backlash to these bands is maybe more popular to the bands themselves, its rediculous. Just try to listen to an album without any biases.

beneciodeltoro (May 20, 2003)

Maybe the review should be more on the actual record and not the hype surrounding it. Karen 0 (the singer) is annoying as hell (she takes a personal stylist on the road with her) but there is some good stuff on this cd.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

Whoa, hold up sucka. This cd owns. Perhaps you need to take another listen.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

yeah, indie once meant independent. same as punk and hardcore were once primarily about ethics and beliefs, and emo was once about sincere emotion. times change, huh?

travis (May 20, 2003)

I agree with your review. With all the hype surrounding them, I figured they might be good. Sadly though, I cannot stand their new cd.

Anonymous (May 20, 2003)

How is it an indie band.....and on interscope records??? I thought indie was a term to describe "Inde"pendent label bands. ????

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