cozy body the mineral girls Self Aware Records, 2015 The mineral girls show up in my itunes in between The Microphones and The Minutemen and that feels just about right. (note: They actually show up in between Miles Davis and Missy Elliot, but I am ignoring that fact because that is not how the alphabet […]Read more "From Mineral Girls to Mineral Women"
-or- Jesus Hates Christmas Music Too -or- Drink Up, Smoke Up, and Sing Your Heart Out by Matt Meade So, I fucking hate Christmas. I hate it for all the same reasons you do. I hate the crass commercialism, the fact that there isn’t a war on Christmas but there should be; I hate it […]Read more "Christmas Carols with Genitals"
Check out the Mineral Girls’ video for “Sebastopol,” from their latest release something forever. The North Carolinians invest enough weirdness and charm into their video to make you always wonder what is coming next. Whether it’s ghosts in the witness protection program or eating spaghetti sandwiches, there is always some other bizarre antic around each corner. […]Read more "New Video: Mineral Girls – “Sebastopol”"
something forever the mineral girls self-released, 2014 by Matt Meade I hate when anything is all lowercase. It drives me nuts. It feels like some kind of clever marketing gimmick to me. I hate marketing, I hate clever, and I hate gimmicks. I used to love it, of course. I came of age in the […]Read more "nothing lasts forever"
by Matt Meade Mineral Girls – I almost hesitate to tell you about this band. They’re that good. It would not be a stretch to say that they are one of the reasons the “Never Heard of ‘Em?” series exists. I needed a forum for talking about bands like this one. I needed a place […]Read more "Never Heard of ‘Em? #7 – The Mineral Girls"