• An Album A Day #1 - Fugazi : 13 Songs

    15 Apr 2009, 20:11 by Dodobird11

    Fugazi - 13 Songs

    When I first heard of a band named Fugazi, my first thought was "progressive rock". Seriously, the name just made me think prog. It would've been hard to be much further from the truth. I had heard good things about the band on a message board somewhere, and so checked them out on Allmusic on a whim. Their legendary work ethic and refusal to "sell out" interested me -- how could I refuse a group that offered five dollar shows? I eventually came to this compilation, which seemed as good a place to start as any. Including the original acclaimed EPs that brought the group to people's attention, 13 Songs is definitely a good introduction to this powerful band.

    This is visceral music that appeals to the primal need in me to hit stuff. I enjoyed the dynamics in these songs, the way some of them alternate between subdued and loud, and others between loud and louder. My initial favorite is the bitter, caustic, and dynamic misogyny-accusation Suggestion. …
  • music survey!

    28 Feb 2006, 06:16 by felvontavor

    Name your top 10 most played bands on Last.fm:
    1 Cursive
    2 Rites of Spring
    3 Bear vs. Shark
    4 Bright Eyes
    5 Moss Icon
    6 Hot Cross
    7 At the Drive-In
    8 Sunny Day Real Estate
    9 The Get Up Kids
    10 Fugazi

    What was the first song you ever heard by 6?
    Fortune Teller

    What is your favourite album of 2?
    End on End?

    What is your favourite lyric that 5 has sung?
    Last time i saw you, you didnt have brown hair and now my foot falls dont echo in your halls no more, i went up to your room, all my fears are mine alone.

    How many times have you seen 4 live?
    almost once

    What is your favourite song by 7?
    I like a lot of their stuff, but probably Napolean Solo

    What is a good memory you have considering the music of 10?
    walking to class and jamming out to suggestion and give me the cure

    Is there a song of 3 that makes you sad?
    Kylie

    What is your favourite lyric that 2 has sung?
    "And hope's just another rope to hang myself with