Talkin' trash to the garbage around me.

13 November, 2006

Punk Rock Monday

Well, maybe not exactly, but close enough for our purposes.

We're dipping into the SST stable again this week, a label near-and-dear to my heart. SST bands sound like my musical coming of age. And while I probably didn't know this song until about five years after it's release, "New Gods" - the whole Meat Puppets II album, actually - was in heavy rotation during high school:

Watching this performance of "Up on the Sun," I think my embrace of the Meat Puppets' particularly hallucinogenic country-punk hybrid might have presaged a more decided turn into neo-hippie-dom a few years later. Don't let that stop you from enjoying a great song:



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