maura@idolator (2:41:40 PM): oh my god
maura@idolator (2:41:43 PM): this new happy mondays song
JesshM4M (2:40:53 PM): uh oh
maura@idolator (2:42:07 PM): can we have an IM CONFERENCE about it
maura@idolator (2:42:11 PM): please
JesshM4M (2:41:11 PM): im supposed to be working!
JesshM4M (2:41:15 PM): ok send it to me
maura@idolator (2:42:22 PM): it’ll take the length of the song
JesshM4M (2:41:52 PM): it sounds like…
JesshM4M (2:41:56 PM): fuck what does it sound like…
maura@idolator (2:43:03 PM): wait
maura@idolator (2:43:22 PM): oh man
JesshM4M (2:42:18 PM): it sounds like “wild wild west”!
maura@idolator (2:43:26 PM): what?
JesshM4M (2:42:26 PM): will smith
maura@idolator (2:43:31 PM): i don’t hear wild wild west
JesshM4M (2:42:27 PM): the beat
maura@idolator (2:43:40 PM): but with mark e smith screwed and chopped over it
JesshM4M (2:42:55 PM): this is already the worst IM conference in history
JesshM4M (2:43:06 PM): you have to publish it verbatim
maura@idolator (2:44:15 PM): it’s the song’s fault
JesshM4M (2:43:14 PM): i, too, blame the song
JesshM4M (2:43:29 PM): it’s not “wild wild west.” it’s something though.
maura@idolator (2:44:40 PM): i don’t want to hear shaun ryder talking about pressing his tits to the floor.
JesshM4M (2:43:39 PM): i’m gonna restart it and see if i can figure it out.
maura@idolator (2:44:46 PM): and yet, it has happened
JesshM4M (2:44:32 PM): pfork wanted me to interview shaun ryder
JesshM4M (2:44:36 PM): but i didnt have time
JesshM4M (2:44:40 PM): unforunately
maura@idolator (2:45:48 PM): aw
JesshM4M (2:44:51 PM): apparently he had just gotten out of court that day or something
maura@idolator (2:46:04 PM): of course.
JesshM4M (2:45:00 PM): “that should make for a good icebreaker”
JesshM4M (2:45:13 PM): this song is sapping my will to live
maura@idolator (2:46:33 PM): it sounds like everything bad about the ’90s
JesshM4M (2:45:36 PM): world party
JesshM4M (2:45:41 PM): bad ii
maura@idolator (2:46:53 PM): new old rave?
maura@idolator (2:46:57 PM): or just old
JesshM4M (2:45:58 PM): there is nothing ravey about this
maura@idolator (2:47:16 PM): i meant just old old, not old rave
JesshM4M (2:46:26 PM): man other critics make this look so easy
maura@idolator (2:47:38 PM): they edit.
JesshM4M (2:46:34 PM): i find it hard to be “on” in IM
JesshM4M (2:46:39 PM): well we won’t edit
maura@idolator (2:48:00 PM): we won’t?
JesshM4M (2:46:59 PM): will we?
maura@idolator (2:48:09 PM): we can
JesshM4M (2:47:10 PM): we should probably edit a little
maura@idolator (2:48:18 PM): yeah
JesshM4M (2:47:24 PM): somehow this is more interesting than this song
JesshM4M (2:47:31 PM): wait wait is he saying press HIS tits to the floor?
maura@idolator (2:48:41 PM): yes
maura@idolator (2:48:46 PM): I TOLD YOU
JesshM4M (2:47:45 PM): oh my
JesshM4M (2:48:48 PM): omg wtf is he talking about
JesshM4M (2:48:54 PM): “i make crazy babies”??
maura@idolator (2:50:12 PM): it’s his ozzy phase
JesshM4M (2:49:15 PM): maybe he’ll bite bez’s head off
JesshM4M (2:49:44 PM): “i made some mistakes, man”
maura@idolator (2:50:53 PM): there’s your kicker
JesshM4M (2:49:49 PM): that just about says it all doesn’t
Happy Mondays – Jelly Bean [MP3, link expired; via Pitchfork]