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I remember intentionally refraining from any description,” Spencer says. ’” Matt Sweeney had been in bands signed to Matador and Twin/Tone before working at the Nasty Little Man PR firm, and at the same time his cousin was issuing mysterious must-see demands, a friend and former bandmate of Matt’s was also telling him about some crazy, obsessive, classically trained Michigan kid who started playing shows in the days since they worked together at Mondo Kim’s. Eventually, Matt Sweeney worked out that the rough gems Spencer Sweeney and Matt Quigley were telling him about were one in the same.

In this particular instance, the stranger pitted his preference for what he called raw, stripped-down garage rock against what Andrew saw simply as music done in a high-production manner. “Why does everything have to be stripped down,” Andrew says. “Unless it’s achieving something that’s better than the alternative, [it] seems empty and naked. I think the Rolling Stones were trying to make everything they were doing sound the best they possibly could, not intentionally make it sound bad—not that their songs sound bad.

I’d say, ‘It’s good, but it’s fucking crazy grind metal—what do you want me to say? ’” *** • 40 • PHILLIP CR A NDALL As he’d record, Andrew would bring songs to Morgan and Quigley. ” He knew it wasn’t techno pop, it wasn’t retro, and it certainly had no connection to any underground sound of the times. “It was utterly inscrutable by being so completely not,” Quigley says. “I knew Andrew well enough to know that this wasn’t cynical. There was nothing contrived about the degree to which he was trying to be iconoclastic.

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