Andrew W.K.'s I get wet by Phillip Crandall

By Phillip Crandall

It is time to celebration, the 1st song off of i am getting rainy, opens with a rapid-fire guitar line - not anything fancy, only a couple crunchy strength chords to acclimate the ears - repeated two times sooner than a booming bass drum joins in to supply a quarter-note countdown. A faint, swirling impression intensifies with every one bass kick and, via the 8th one, the ears have prepped themselves for the steel mayhem they're approximately to receive. Read more...

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Hazlett says they’d plan out a few licks, but the different influences each member brought to the table resulted in constant direction-shifts. ” Sometimes, when Goldman wasn’t there, the others would go hillbilly and become The Rusty Bucket Group, a super-distorted bluegrass group. ” “Andrew, more than anybody, really reveled in that kind of thing,” Goldman says. *** The Portly Boys was Andrew and a group of overweight inner-city youths who sang fun chants to demonstrate their take-no-shit bond.

Andrew has said this tape is his first releasedfor-public-consumption effort. To trace every tape (commercial or otherwise) and name-drop each of Andrew’s bands since isn’t so much daunting as it is impossible. Bands in Ann Arbor could be as short-lived as they were incestuous, configured quickly for kicks or conjured hypothetically, also for kicks. “Everybody was doing things with their friends at all times,” Thomas says. “Highly collaborative. ” It’s a recipe for documentarian disaster, and an errand this fool believes takes away from the spirit fueling the effort.

35 • I GET WET “This was a game I used to do as a kid,” says Dilloway, describing a scene from a movie he and Andrew co-wrote where the main character darts down a hill, prompting a congregation of cows to give chase. “It was such a magical thing that it happened while we were filming. ” Poltergeist stars Andrew, the farm owned by Dilloway’s grandparents, and—yes, for a brief moment—a horse that thinks it’s a dashing cow. Andrew also created the soundtrack, a portion of which is his entry on the Labyrinths & Jokes compilation.

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