Excited to open for this band in June. They have sometimes made my head hurt, but that is part of the fun for me.
PITCHFORK INTERVIEW & FEATURE W/ GANG WIZARD
Over their 19 year life so far, Gang Wizard has had both extremely adamant fans and haters. It’s understandable. Their “I don’t give an indie rock fuck” attitude embraces being moronic. Something many people can’t handle. So it is fantastic to see Pitchfork embracing the lame lately! Their recent review of the new Gang Wizard album ‘Important Picnic’ gave it a glowing review and a 7.7 score. Today Pitchfork has published one of the most in depth articles and interviews with the band ever done! Fantastic! Learn about the band’s history of many many members, love of the ocean, and relationship to the Holy Spirit.
Showing it to my friends, though, they’re kind of iffy about it. I’ll be like, ‘Listen to my band, we’re going to be on tour, we’re having an album release’ and they’re kind of like, ‘Uh, cool bro…’” (read more)
Gang Wizard tours the PNW this June (dates tba). They also play the Smell in LA on June 27 w/ an incredible line up. Get their new album on MIE now.
shoutout to all the other ex-gifted & talented/honor student/straight a/senior editor/star student/99th percentile/once-creative burn-outs who have, since high school, realized they are truly miniscule fish in a giant, endless ocean, criticized themselves to the point of creative paralysis, and participated in so much self-sabotage they no longer see the point of doing anything at all because they’re just going to ruin it for themselves anyway
this one’s for you