"The first five Beastie LPs are all very fine, very different works, but any Greatest Albums list that omits Paul’s Boutique isn’t worth reading…As a whole, the album feels like the image made by the pieces of a hundred different puzzles cast into the air, landing to form an image more beautiful than any single one.”
Watch the debut episode of Rapid Fire, where Laura Jane Grace and drummer Atom Willard talk about Top 40 pop songs, aliens, and prank calling the president. Serious subject matter: viewer discretion is (not) advised.
"There’s no persona besides the one we carry through every aspect of our lives. We’re trying to avoid a construct, another persona to take care of. There are a lot of great personas, [but] within the genre of Lower, it would not work."
In this edition of Band 2 Band with Fucked Up’s Damian Abraham and drummer Jonah Falco, they interview each other about their worst haircuts, the names of their non-existent autobiographies, and secrets they hide from each other.