Thrill Jockey's gothic electro-pop band continues to get progressively stranger and more insular, here slightly backing off on the group's punk charge and goth affectations. It shouldn't be too controversial for me to say that most bands get more normal as they go along-- they refine themselves, expand their audiences, raise their production values, and clean up all those leftover quirks from back when they didn't think too many people were paying attention anyway. The music on Why Bother? These are the same blurting drum machines and scratchy bass lines, but they've gone a bit distant and woozy, with hazy reverb and detuned synths wobbling all around. Well: Getting more accessible was always a long shot for an act this single-mindedly concerned with themes of discomfort, anxiety, and annoyance.
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Miller has a painting degree, and Kuperus a photography degree. Before forming Adult, Miller was one half of the band Le Car and released solo material under the name Artificial Material. Adult began releasing albums in under the pseudonym Plasma Co. Initially, the band members were uncredited and not publicized, but by the time Anxiety Always was released, Adult was listed as husband-and-wife team Adam Lee Miller and Nicola Kuperus. When launching their tour in support of the D. EP , Adult announced that they had become a trio with the addition of guitarist Samuel Consiglio.
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Long ago and far away I wrote an article about how to start a band. The year was and my guitar lesson company, Metal Method , had been in business for only two years. As I reflect back on those days I can almost smell the sweat and hairspray oozing from the dark side of Sunset Boulevard. Enough of the past. That was then, this is now The average age of my Metal Method student was seventeen.
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