I don't miss the '90s one bit, but I guess if I did I'd be glad these guys are around to spread its styles to a generation that is too young to know better. [Via]
Because of the Internet—because of cats, which is more and more frequently the exact same thing—the clip will work even if you don't know what The Replacements' "Bastards of Young" video looked like. (But you probably should.) I am still "eh, either way" on Parquet Courts but my foot did find itself tapping a bit to this one.
Parquet Courts are one of those bands that everyone was all like HOT NEW THING about last year, but I did not go out of my way to track them down because my old is now the kind of old that doesn't really give a shit about what is hot or new anymore, since, you know, if it lasts it will come to me and if it doesn't I probably don't have the brain cells to waste on it anyway. But here they are live, I guess from the Jimmy Fallon show last night. They sound pretty much like what people said they sounded like. Fine by [...]