Henry Lutfidwianto Susilotomo
Look at this bullshit.... who do these pricks thik they are... i see one thing down here man,, and thats mid life crisis... get it together .... what the helll is with the red and the yello wand the blue and the sweaters and the neru ....what is this the bill cosby show? get a life loser and quit tryin to live yer high school fantasy of not gettin towel whipped by the jocks inb the locker room...One elderly gent says,"Why it sounds like a lot of music I used to like, but I don't think any of you boys look addicted to HEROIN!" Doomed to try and explain themselves to a world full of hungry club-promoters, style-police, genre-slaves and the generally confused, they wrote bio upon bio, hoping to snag someone...ANYONE!...who might understand...here is attempt 6,364…” - Vic Ruggiero, The Slackers The Slackers sound is Jamaican rock n roll. While they have been influenced, and even personally taught by Jamaican ska/reggae originators, like the Skatalites and the Upsetters (Original backing band for the Wailers), the band sees its music through an American lens. This band is equally appreciative of old blues, 60s soul, rock, and Rnb as it is of reggae, rocksteady, dub, and Ska. It is as if the Rolling Stones or the Yardbirds had grown up on Bob Marley as well as Muddy Waters. From their 1996 release, Better Late Than Never through to last year's, Peculiar, the NYC-based band, the Slackers have established themselves as America's premiere interpreters and innovators of Jamaican music. In their new release, The Boss Harmony Sessions,
Pernah denger istilah Mods? Atau pernah lihat logo bundar kayak target tembak yang berwarna biru-putih-merah. Kata “mods” merupakan kependekan dari kata modernism/ modernist. Ini adalah subkultur anak muda yang berkembang di Inggris pada akhir ‘50-an sampai pertengahan ‘60-an.