This is my favorite clip from Fearless Freaks. It’s also especially poignant to me today because of the robbery and fatal shooting at a bar near my house last night. So sad.
“One, two, three, four. Chickens just back from the shore. I love counting. Counting to the number 4.”
For no reason at all, here’s Pavement playing “Here” in Belgium 1992:
God I love that band.
Galaxie 500, April 1989:
I submit to you evidence that in the mid to late 90’s indie rockers roamed the land and played for beer money in dive bars in college towns. Some of the music they created was brilliant, poetic, sloppy and wonderful. The Archers of Loaf were one such band.