Re: emerson lake and boredoms?
- --- In theboredoms@y..., "wingsoftoast" <wingsoftoast@y...> wrote:
> any thoughts????I see what you mean about Rovo, and in fact had many of the same
thoughts -- not just with the live set, but also with their
track "SINO" on the split release with DCPRG. Sometimes I wonder if
they think a lot more is coming out of those lengthy jams than really
is. SINO is particular seemed like a few *very* long segments strung
together without much spirit. I'm tempted to say they should be a
studio-only band, despite the considerable pedigree of all the
Also, it has been said that if post-rock stretches out far enough, it
will double back on prog. I think you can make the case bands like
Rovo could go into the prog realm, but Boredoms seem too, well, vital
to settle into any one style or genre for long. I mean, I'm not
really sure what you would classify them as now.
PS - that said, if you've read that old Alles interview where Eye is
dissing the band's playing abilities, you know that "skill" is
something that they want (similar to prog bands). Isn't it strange
to read about Japanese bands openly wishing they could play better
when most American acts would have you believe they couldn't care
less for that kind of thing? And Boredoms of all bands saying it!