BLOOD SUCKING MONKEYS FROM NUTLEY, NEW JERSEY - EMusician

BLOOD SUCKING MONKEYS FROM NUTLEY, NEW JERSEY

Now that’s scary. Fans of Count Floyd (or residents of Nutley) might know what we mean. The kind of fright that runs up your back like the kind of fright that runs up your back. Or losing an entire session. Or having the talkback mic on when you’re on the blower talking trash to a friend about how badly the band you’r
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Now that’s scary. Fans of Count Floyd (or residents of Nutley) might know what we mean. The kind of fright that runs up your back like the kind of fright that runs up your back. Or losing an entire session. Or having the talkback mic on when you’re on the blower talking trash to a friend about how badly the band you’re recording plays and how if they even had some sort of rudimentary control over their craft maybe they might not suck so thoroughly hard like they do now.

Yeah. There’s all manner of scary out there.

And going the other way with it, telescoping through a po-mo sensibility: The idea that scary is what happens when insanely talented people do whatever it is that they do. That is, scary as an attribute. As in what happens when KING CRIMSON go all King Crimson on you. Or when TREY GUNN dishes on what that means. Or when BOB MOULD goes deep into nuts, bolts, and the building blocks of whatever made HUSKER DU, SUGAR, SOUL ASYLUM, THE ZULUS, and a host of others he’s touched come to life.

You see where we’re going with tahis?

Straight down to Mississippi, just to show that it ain’t all about the cities, where we find DAVID BANNER. And between catching him, Southern aristocrat that he is, and exhausting every Hulk reference we can think of, we cover what it is about him that made Nelly, Busta Rhymes, and Ludacris drop him a line.

Add to that the SUPER SPECIAL expanded GEARHEAD for our special TRICK or TREAT issue and you’ve got it all. Especially if by ALL you mean a Halloween that doesn’t involve eggs on your car, toilet paper in your trees, and flaming bags of dog treats on your front porch.

Cheers,

P.S. We also just got lucky enough to get the great J.J. Blair running our Forums now (eqmag.com). Uncle Fester says “dig it.”