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Post by Johnny Loftus » Thu Jun 29, 2006 12:53 pm

I've been a S-K fan for a long time. It's an admittedly abrasive sound, and I didn't always agree with their ideology, which seemed to me to sometimes reveal itself as indifference or even hate for their fans. But musically I was always struck by how bracing and immediate their music was. Rewriting feminism as a three-minute anti-pop jam is tough. But S-K came close most of the time.


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Post by trainwreck2 » Thu Jun 29, 2006 3:07 pm

i have no hate, i used to hate em for being sexist (wouldnt let an all straught male band play w/ em) but gave up,,,heard some good songs, but never flipped over em
worpswede wrote:Wow. The hate here blows me away. I'd echo a lot of what jaimoe said. America's greatest rock band they're not, but they're a damn fine American rock band. I'll miss 'em.

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Post by Stu Nahan » Sun Jul 02, 2006 3:59 pm

I think that S-K is a great band and I am sure going to miss them. They have always put on an excellent show when I've seen them live and I have yet to be disappointed by any of their records. I'm very glad that I bought tickets to what has turned out to be their last show in NYC. It should be a fun night and nice sendoff for a tremendously talented band.

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Post by Lep » Mon Jul 03, 2006 12:11 pm

Put me in the pro camp as well. I've just started listening to the various mp3s on the Web after the release of The Woods, and I think they're great. (But, then again, Miss C., I like The Tigger, too.)

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