Consumer Guide Album
100 gecs, Dylan Brady & Laura Les: 1000 gecs [Dog Show, 2019]
I lack both the expertise and the intrinsic interest to judge how well this file-sharing ex-St. Louis duo hitch up "the overwhelmingly scattered trends of 2010s digital music culture," as Pitchfork's wan 7.4 put it. But my mind-body continuum informs me that a good half of these 10 songs in 23 minutes activate my funnybone. Are there really digital music obsessives so stuck up that they don't think the world is a better place when an electronic munchkin squeaks the praises of their baby's ringtone? Who aren't cheered when a different munchkin purloins Little Nas X's "horse"-"Porsche" rhyme? Kids, please.