So i spend a lot of time railing against the next gen, specifically about how they rely on new media to appropriate their steeze. It pisses me off how easy it is for this Youtube MP3 generation to "discover" albums and bands that most people over 30 literally had to, gasp, leave the house to discover a mere 5 years ago. Kids like Wavves write poorly crafted ironic songs about "goths" where this idiot's only frame of reference for goth is the Matt Skiba solo record he downloaded when he was in highschool (read: last year). Point is my Mom knows a fuck of a lot more about goth than some SoCal pizza party douche born in 89' ever will. This is pretty much how i've been feeling about the internet music scene and anyone born in the 80's for the last few years.
I am excited to say however that last night i finally had my mind changed by a 19 yr old experimental mini goddess named Nika Roza Danilova. Not only is she young, female, and fronting her own band in a genre (read: industry) where men still run everything, but she is doing all this while living in Madison. Fucking. Wisconsin. Well done lady. I look forward to hearing you create an influential, long lasting body of work over the next decade or two.