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Thursday, April 17, 2008

Nix That Stevie

posted by on April 17 at 14:33 PM

I inferred and erred:

I totally dug your article in the Stranger this week, but wanted to let you in on a tip: The Stevie on the radio of “The Beaches All Closed” is actually Stevie Nicks.

This, of course, changes everything.

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also the line about Nile Rodgers being denied entry could be in reference to the story he tells about how he and bernard edwards were both denied entry into studio 54 one night after they'd already had a hit with "Dance, Dance, Dance".

they were so angry they went out and wrote a song called "Fuck Off", which by the end of the coke-fueled night became "Freak Out" and later, "Le Freak".

Posted by terry miller | April 17, 2008 5:12 PM

Fuck. I suck at this.

Posted by Eric Grandy | April 17, 2008 5:38 PM

whatever you think, i and others, totally agree with your criticism of s f-j. i details-schmetails, the main argument of your essay is correct.

indie music is not more white, it's just that s f-j can't wrap his tiny brain around broader definitions of what might constitute indie music. (aside: i mean the man totally discounts electronic music which is the MOST independent of all music - often made alone at home, just a guy and his synths...)

but i digress. Hot Chip could mean anything by that lyric, and i and you both could be wrong about it, but one thing we know for certain is that s f-j just doesn't think hard, or enough.

I loved the essay. keep up the good work eric!

Posted by terry miller | April 17, 2008 8:48 PM

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