CLOUD NOTHINGS – WASTED DAYS
Nirvana’s In Utero played soundtrack to my teenage rebellion. My first cigarette, girlfriend, and drunken stupor were all watched over by Cobain’s bitter sarcasm and unbridled fury. That dirty unpolished alternative holds a special place in my heart. Hell, I named this site I’m Very Ape in tribute to the album. It was what Steve Albini brought out in the trio, what he brings out in anyone he works with – a raw and aggressive sound. Just take a look at that picture up there, look at those nerdy looking kids, and then listen to the song. Albini can get it out of anyone! This eight-plus minute grunge throwback is not only excellent, it brings balls back in music. It’s exactly what this synth-saturated music scene needs. Some loud guitars, some screaming, some anger. Teenage angst pays off well, and I’m not yet bored or old.