Speaking of slow, I am really excited about that one
of my favorite not-that-famous bands since high school, The Pastels, is
releasing their first album in 16 years. And fittingly, it would be called Slow
Summits. An interview on music site, The Quietus, turned up some insights.
recognizing abilities and limits:
"…it is a struggle
because we have other lives and are not dedicated musicians. There is a
struggle in what we are technically capable of and the type of music we want to
make now. The kind of music we play isn’t particularly complicated but it is at
the limit of our capabilities."
invention, not nostalgia:
have integrity, it has to change. It can be extremely melancholic
watching a group trying to recreate what they were. It’s slightly vampire-like
for the audience – they are in their early 40s but want to feel like they did
in their early 20s."
in my 60s I will want to feel like I did in my 40s. Best channel and savor it
now this very second.