Home About. Search for:. Share this: Twitter Facebook. Like this: Like Loading Review Schedule. Leave a Reply Cancel reply Enter your comment here Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:. Email required Address never made public. Name required. Email Required Name Required Website. By continuing to use this website, you agree to their use. There were trace elements of hardcore punk in it, but the songs unfolded in odd time signatures, marked by jarring bursts of noise and equally unsettling blasts of silence.
Some almost unnameable dark force seemed to lurk just beyond the borders of each song, like a monster out of Lovecraft. It was as if the kids from Stand by Me had gone on to pick up guitars and form a band. But at times on Spiderland , they also sounded like the grown-up Richard Dreyfuss, recollecting life-changing trauma from a distance. And sometimes they sounded like the dead body. In a world before Google, the absence of information about Slint and Spiderland turned fans into true detectives.
Where there were desiccated chickens nailed up to the wall with strings going through them like a puppet while some noise band played. T his past February, the A. By presenting Death or Sixto Rodriguez or Anvil as having missed out on deserved global megastardom by a matter of inches and not miles, Heller argued, these films distort rock history and cram idiosyncratic artists into a one-size-fits-all heroic-loser narrative.
Of course, that narrative recurs because Genius Unjustly Forgotten is a plot everyone can understand, not to mention a useful one. Which actually makes for a better film. Post-rock essentially has no mainstream legacy, unless you count Texan instrumentalists Explosions in the Sky soundtracking five seasons of Dillon Panther football on Friday Night Lights.
No member of Slint interacts with any other member of Slint on camera, except in archival shots from the old days. There is nobody to help anybody understand what has happened. By the time Maurice broke up, Walford and Maurice guitarist David Pajo had started writing new songs together; they formed a new band with a friend named Ethan Buckler on bass. Chicago Recording Company Chicago , Illinois. Post-rock math rock instrumental rock . Retrieved May 26, Tweez Spiderland.
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