Covidiots in music

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Noel Gallagher
Aphex Twin
Ian Brown.

Who else?

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:34 (one month ago) link

Mutya Buena

好 now 烧烤 (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:35 (one month ago) link

Jim Corr

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:36 (one month ago) link

Madonna

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:38 (one month ago) link

Rev Horton Heat

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:38 (one month ago) link

oh yeah in that case add Smashmouth

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:39 (one month ago) link

M.I.A.

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:39 (one month ago) link

Wiz Khalifa

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:39 (one month ago) link

Great White

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:40 (one month ago) link

Tbf there are different tiers of covidiocy. Each is characterized by a particular fixation: face masks, vaccines, 5G, microchips, etc.

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:42 (one month ago) link

Sammy Hagar

"...And the Gods Socially Distanced" (C. Grisso/McCain), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:43 (one month ago) link

and jim corr is right at the top of the tree

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:44 (one month ago) link

Renaud

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:45 (one month ago) link

Julian Cope

Dadjokke (Sgt. Biscuits), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:49 (one month ago) link

not really

Dadjokke (Sgt. Biscuits), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:51 (one month ago) link

he might well be, list is depressing enough already

好 now 烧烤 (Camaraderie at Arms Length), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:55 (one month ago) link

M.I.A.

― hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, September 17, 2020 10:39 PM (fifteen minutes ago)

Really?

Saxophone Of Futility (Michael B), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:56 (one month ago) link

Technically she's an anti-vaxxer, but she revealed it in reaction to the pandemic. Counts in my book.

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 22:58 (one month ago) link

Julian Cope? Really? That one makes me sad

Brown and Gallagher have always been fucking chavs, although the former has written some great songs at least

beamish13, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:03 (one month ago) link

Vanilla Ice

beamish13, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:03 (one month ago) link

M.I.A. is just the worst. She practically wanted a parade for getting an MBE, which seemed to nullify everything she once appeared to stand for

beamish13, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:04 (one month ago) link

Tech N9ne

Neanderthal, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:04 (one month ago) link

Kaitlyn Arelia Smith is anti-vaxx, so she should possibly go here, too

beamish13, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:05 (one month ago) link

I’m just gonna say Kid Rock

frogbs, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:07 (one month ago) link

Tom MacDonald

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:08 (one month ago) link

Mike Stock

piscesx, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:15 (one month ago) link

Tbf there are different tiers of covidiocy. Each is characterized by a particular fixation: face masks, vaccines, 5G, microchips, etc.

― hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul),

Aphex Twin said we were a police state. I think that puts him ahead of noel gallagher refusing to wear a mask. It puts him in the ian brown category,

https://www.residentadvisor.net/news/72357

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:18 (one month ago) link

He was always a low level 9/11 truther but this was still a kick in the nuts

https://www.coronavirusworldnews.com/coronavirus-uk-the-thes-matt-johnson-spreads-bill-gates-covid-19-conspiracy-theory/

piscesx, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:20 (one month ago) link

All weed-heads aren't they? Not judging just saying.

piscesx, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:22 (one month ago) link

It's not easy to think outside of the hotbox.

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:24 (one month ago) link

xxxp RDJ also posted a bunch of covid truther links to his soundcloud when he uploaded that batch of tracks (I assumed that he uploaded them mainly to draw eyes to the links). Think he later removed the links.

Scam Likely (morrisp), Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:25 (one month ago) link

what did Julian Cope do?

this tweet suggests he's being responsible but it's old

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, Julian Cope has – with great sadness – felt obliged to cancel the remaining five dates of his Winter 2020 tour. pic.twitter.com/o4q6EWumdn

— Julian Cope (@JulianHCope) March 16, 2020

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:38 (one month ago) link

Cope hasn't done anything. A poster decided to post his name as a 'joke'

Oor Neechy, Thursday, 17 September 2020 23:51 (one month ago) link

To no great surprise, Ted Nugent

\\\\\\\\0||||0//////// (Matt #2), Friday, 18 September 2020 00:00 (one month ago) link

"covidiots"? ay ay ay

DT, Friday, 18 September 2020 00:54 (one month ago) link

Nobody's mentioned Van Morrison yet?

https://www.irishtimes.com/culture/music/van-morrison-fight-the-covid-19-pseudoscience-and-speak-up-1.4338343

mirostones, Friday, 18 September 2020 00:58 (one month ago) link

Chuck D was posting conspiracy-flavored stuff a few months back; don’t know what his current line is.

Scam Likely (morrisp), Friday, 18 September 2020 01:17 (one month ago) link

Wiley

hey, trust the fungus! (pomenitul), Friday, 18 September 2020 01:19 (one month ago) link

Yes Ivan, let’s bring back all those audiences that you clearly relish playing for any other time

Master of Treacle, Friday, 18 September 2020 01:33 (one month ago) link

Van Morrison has always had a few screws loose, unfortunately

beamish13, Friday, 18 September 2020 01:41 (one month ago) link

Timely:

https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/entertainment-arts-54194498"> https://www.google.com/amp/s/www.bbc.com/news/amp/entertainment-arts-54194498

Sir Van Morrison has accused the government of "taking our freedom" in three new songs that protest against the coronavirus lockdown.

In the lyrics, he claims scientists are "making up crooked facts" to justify measures that "enslave" the population.

"The new normal, is not normal," he sings. "We were born to be free".

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Friday, 18 September 2020 02:45 (one month ago) link

Boomers gonna boomer

Donald Trump Also Sucks, Of Course (milo z), Friday, 18 September 2020 03:21 (one month ago) link

got nothing to do with being a boomer

Scam Likely (morrisp), Friday, 18 September 2020 03:31 (one month ago) link

yeah, almost all of these people are Generation X, not boomers

The list has a lot of people who have been known to be kind of gullible fools for some time, or people who generally have a reputation for ~not being very bright~ (Gallagher and Brown in particular) - but I've been struggling with my inner fanboy over the RDJ thing for some time, since he resurfaced around the time of Syro and started up with various truther discourse - so the covid stuff is not a surprise, but it's still v v depressing.

There are people where it kinda goes with their schtick, but with RDJ, I really wanna grab him by the shoulders and go "you are actually *smarter* than this?" He's bright, he's sciencey, he was educated, in that he got halfway to a degree in electrical engineering, this man is not a fool?

But I guess that's sometimes the thing with conspiracy thinking, that conspiracies can *be* especially flattering to people who have experienced being brighter than most people around them, (not hard in the music industry!) and this is one of those stereotypes I hate reinforcing, but Autists, especially ones with Aspergers, like RDJ, in particular are very susceptible to it - that if you are constantly noticing weird shit that neurotypicals just *don't*, that it leaves you very susceptible to believing that you have access to special truths that neurotypicals don't or can't see.

And for a conspiracy brainloop to really take hold, it's like it has to piggyback on something you already care a LOT about. (Like how anti-trans ideology can canibalise both feminist activism AND virulently anti-feminist activism, because these are issues that people care about very deeply!)

RDJ has always had a very serious anti-authoritarian streak. And this idea that 'Britain is a police state' - the thing is, there are many ways in which Britain already *is* very like a police state. All the jokes about 'rainy fascism island' are getting at something - the abuse of Stop and Search, the suppression of protest, the absolute impunity of the police to murder citizens with no repercussions, the wholesale deportation of the Windrush generation, etc. etc. etc. - but his established anti-authoritarian special interest doesn't seem to fixate on those genuine abuses. It leaps sideways onto something tangential which affects him (he can't leave his house) and instead of landing on something with a basis in fact (the Tory government is absolutely mishandling the epidemic) it leaps into 'being quarantined = oh noes here is the police state'.

Sorry to bring politics into ILM, if this was intended to just be a list thread. 'Why do people get caught up in weird conspiracy theories' is one of my long-term special interests, for obvious reasons.

Grebo Jones (Branwell with an N), Friday, 18 September 2020 08:08 (one month ago) link

you'd think maybe the group of absolute foolish poltroons (who most of you'd cross a road to avoid) who make up th C-19 truther gang might make RJD pause for thought somewhat? I find it unforgivable that ppl who are otherwise silent about genuine human rights abuses committed by the British state are jumping on the Icke bandwagon ffs!

calzino, Friday, 18 September 2020 08:25 (one month ago) link

Wiley's rep is so done in now he could become the official PIE spokesperson and it wouldn't be newsworthy!

calzino, Friday, 18 September 2020 08:52 (one month ago) link

Van Morrison already was affiliated with PIE as evidenced in his passive pedophilia song, Cypress Avenue!

calzino, Friday, 18 September 2020 09:57 (one month ago) link

maybe one for the PaedIdiots in Music thread where lots of legends of the delta blues who otherwise are treated with upmost reverence get brutally cancelled!

calzino, Friday, 18 September 2020 10:00 (one month ago) link

Is wealth and age the main factor (for musicians)?

xyzzzz__, Friday, 18 September 2020 10:07 (one month ago) link

idiot, idiot, idiot, not an idiot, not an idiot, idiot, idiot, idiot

DT, Wednesday, 7 October 2020 07:55 (three weeks ago) link

https://youtu.be/Z_UGD7AazMI

here we go, ten in a rona (onimo), Wednesday, 7 October 2020 08:22 (three weeks ago) link

thanks to this board I pointed out every "dick nose" I saw in public to my friend

Somehow this phenomenon makes me more angry/paranoid than seeing someone not wearing a mask at all.

I Hate the Aedes (morrisp), Thursday, 8 October 2020 01:01 (three weeks ago) link

hard to believe the rising bro country star didn't take the pandemic seriously

Donald Trump Also Sucks, Of Course (milo z), Thursday, 8 October 2020 01:15 (three weeks ago) link

xpost yes because it's insulting.

"u seeee....it's almooooost there. almoooooost there. almoooost there. but nope, no nose-cover. on the droplets flow. u triggered?"

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Thursday, 8 October 2020 02:08 (three weeks ago) link

^yeah, it’s like—“you’re so close, wtf?”

I Hate the Aedes (morrisp), Thursday, 8 October 2020 03:28 (three weeks ago) link

Perhaps they don't understand how to properly wear the mask, or they find it uncomfortable/claustrophobic. As someone who's dealt with something called 'sighing syndrome' for decades now (look it up)...I can understand that anxiety.

I'm not gonna let myself get triggered every time I see someone not wearing a mask. I can wear my mask as responsibly as possible (with occasional slipups) and hope others follow. That's all I can do.

DT, Thursday, 8 October 2020 05:03 (three weeks ago) link

Perhaps they don't understand how to properly wear the mask, or they find it uncomfortable/claustrophobic.

oh well that's alright then

Covidiots from UHF (sic), Thursday, 8 October 2020 06:57 (three weeks ago) link

Don't understand how to wear a mask...after six months and google existing. Sure, i buy that.

I also buy that the average person I see wearing it incorrectly all coincidentally have medical conditions that make it harmful to wear. I'm sure the people riding coasters at Universal with masks on their chin are all medically compromised.

Like if you're going to wear it wrong, why bother with the charade at all? Droplets from nose is the easiest way to spread it. You aren't helping anybody if you don't cover it. It's like wearing a condom and poking holes in it cuz it's "more comfortable".

I hyperventilate sometimes during panic attacks and I had to wear mine 24/7 indoors while i stayed at the folks and my dad was recovering from surgery, even though I only visited the grocery store at the time. I managed.

I don't publicly shame or accost individuals who wear it wrong as maybe I don't have the full picture, plus rn I'll probably get stabbed. But yea, collectively? Fuck thst, I'll call it out as s practice.

It's the "what if there's an emergency" defense to defend pointless, disruptive texting during a movie, only with much higher stakes

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Thursday, 8 October 2020 10:00 (three weeks ago) link

I think the no nose covering folk I have seen are most likely people who pulled their mask aside for something, and forgot to replsce it. Like the 'wearing a mask alone in a car' thing, I think it's adequately explained by people being forgetful and distracted (as people tend to be).

Bidh boladh a' mhairbh de 'n láimh fhalaimh (dowd), Thursday, 8 October 2020 10:53 (three weeks ago) link

nah some of them are just dicknoses

sleeve, Thursday, 8 October 2020 14:12 (three weeks ago) link

The employees at 7/11 who consistently chin-strapped knew very well where their mask was.

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Thursday, 8 October 2020 15:12 (three weeks ago) link

i had a guy at uhaul present a disgusting new variation that i hadnt seen before: mask down, covering only the bottom lip, upper lip over the mask, as if sucking on the top of the mask. Horrifying.

turn the jawhatthefuckever on (One Eye Open), Thursday, 8 October 2020 15:19 (three weeks ago) link

OMG

She Thinks I Will Dare (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 8 October 2020 15:22 (three weeks ago) link

Like the 'wearing a mask alone in a car' thing, I think it's adequately explained by people being forgetful and distracted (as people tend to be).

Some ppl do this b/c they don't want to touch their face to remove it until they've had a chance to wash their hands. I used to do it myself -- but now that we know surfaces aren't as likely to be a source of transmission, I'm ok relying on hand sanitizer alone. (I knew I was probably being somewhat overcautious before, but I figured better to err on that side.)

I Hate the Aedes (morrisp), Thursday, 8 October 2020 15:56 (three weeks ago) link

I saw three dicknoses in the hospital today; one elderly patient and two nurses. Only one of those gets the benefit of any doubt over knowing how to wear a mask.

here we go, ten in a rona (onimo), Thursday, 8 October 2020 16:33 (three weeks ago) link

it's a form of checklisting. you're told you have to wear them to be in public places. you don't want to but you don't wanna get kicked out. so you half-ass it, knowing that fatigued employees are less likely to ask you to mask up or leave if you at least have it on.

it's kind of like your parents telling you that you have to finish your book report before you go to the movies, so you write a shitty three sentences that say "The grapes of wrath are about wrathful grapes." and go out anyway.

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Thursday, 8 October 2020 17:47 (three weeks ago) link

OTM. And its perfect for passive-aggressive deniability if anyone presses you on it: "oh i didnt realize it just slipped down like that, whoops"

i nicely asked the mask-sucking employee at uhaul that i dealt with to pull his mask up and he was astonished that i asked, grudgingly gave himself a dicknose, and then was doubly astonished i asked him to please pull it up all the way. ime dicknosers are generally just betting that other people will be too shy to ask them about it.

turn the jawhatthefuckever on (One Eye Open), Thursday, 8 October 2020 17:56 (three weeks ago) link

i sure af ain't about to tell some hulking no-neck to do it, and get shot up like a Dick Tracy villain

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:02 (three weeks ago) link

didnt RDJ once said that the sandy hook shootings were a government coverup to try and push for anti-gun rights legislator lol
also Gen X is just as bad as boomers, its just that they grew up with nirvana and green day so they like to tout themselves as superior

1funeral2many, Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:06 (three weeks ago) link

yeah sharing an era with Green Day has made me feel like a superhero

error prone wolf syndicate (Hadrian VIII), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:18 (three weeks ago) link

also Gen X is just as bad as boomers, its just that they grew up with nirvana and green day so they like to tout themselves as superior

I'm trying to parse what this means. I don't disagree that Gen Xers are just as bad about mask wearing as boomers, but I'm baffled about what Green Day and Nirvana have to do with it

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:24 (three weeks ago) link

That appears to be the first-ever ILX post by "1funeral2many," so I wouldn't bother spending too much time trying to parse it.

I Hate the Aedes (morrisp), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:28 (three weeks ago) link

One monkey don't stop no show.

She Thinks I Will Dare (James Redd and the Blecchs), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:36 (three weeks ago) link

i nicely asked the mask-sucking employee at uhaul that i dealt with to pull his mask up and he was astonished that i asked, grudgingly gave himself a dicknose, and then was doubly astonished i asked him to please pull it up all the way. ime dicknosers are generally just betting that other people will be too shy to ask them about it.

We had a contractor over at our house (someone I didn't want to piss off) whose nose was exposed. I thought of a way to tactfully address it -- offered him a different mask ("If you need one, I know it's hot outside," etc.). He was cool about it; pulled up his for the remainder of the visit, I think it was a case of genuine forgetfulness.

I Hate the Aedes (morrisp), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:40 (three weeks ago) link

I wouldn't bother spending too much time trying to parse it.

I am however going to spend quite a bit of time laughing at it.

stirmonster, Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:43 (three weeks ago) link

I just didn't know if I missed, say, Tre Cool, revealing himself to be a massive Covidiot or something.

soaring skrrrtpeggios (jon /via/ chi 2.0), Thursday, 8 October 2020 18:44 (three weeks ago) link

Assume Positive Intent. Trying to adopt this has brought me a lot of peace over recent years.

DT, Thursday, 8 October 2020 21:47 (three weeks ago) link

intent doesn't matter, impact does

sleeve, Thursday, 8 October 2020 21:50 (three weeks ago) link

https://www.tennessean.com/story/entertainment/music/2020/10/07/morgan-wallen-appears-party-maskless-ahead-snl-debut/5907167002/

No Saturday Night Live appearance now for country singer Morgan Wallen

curmudgeon, Thursday, 8 October 2020 22:00 (three weeks ago) link

Assume Positive Intent. Trying to adopt this has brought me a lot of peace over recent years.

Billy Corgan might give it a go soon.

Daniel_Rf, Friday, 9 October 2020 10:56 (two weeks ago) link

Lennon's birthday today; no way he'd NOT be one. I mean if you just look at the lyrics on Sometime In New York City, he's a classic case. Yoko too, possibly.

"Free the prisoners, jail the judges
Free all the prisoners everywhere
All they want is truth and justice
All they need is love and care"

"We are born in a prison
Raised in a prison
Sent to a prison called school
We cry in a prison
We love in a prison
We dream in a prison like fools"

"There may be not much difference
Between Marilyn Monroe and Lenny Bruce
We check their coffins.
we're all water"

piscesx, Friday, 9 October 2020 12:00 (two weeks ago) link

i check Lenny's coffin every Friday

LaRusso Auto (Neanderthal), Friday, 9 October 2020 12:03 (two weeks ago) link

those lyrics are just generic leftist sloganeering; just because current conspiracy theorists use anti-authoritarian rhetoric doesn't mean everyone else who does is simpatico

Yoko Ono, who is alive, had someone edit vintage clips of Lennon to give out a stay-safe-during-covid message (my day is worse for having found this out).

Daniel_Rf, Friday, 9 October 2020 12:15 (two weeks ago) link

from the aquarium drunkard interview with probable trumpist tobin sprout:

Tobin Sprout: Right, the masks. I was on the board of the historical society, and we had to wear the masks for an hour and a half for this meeting. It was devastating and claustrophobic. We were far enough apart that we could take the masks off if we wanted to, and then there were a couple of people that didn’t want to, so everybody had to wear them. It is what it is, I guess.

"it is what it is"

adam, Friday, 9 October 2020 13:03 (two weeks ago) link

sounds truly devastating, wearing a mask for 90 minutes

turn the jawhatthefuckever on (One Eye Open), Friday, 9 October 2020 15:13 (two weeks ago) link

:(

error prone wolf syndicate (Hadrian VIII), Friday, 9 October 2020 15:58 (two weeks ago) link

god what a baby

brimstead, Friday, 9 October 2020 18:23 (two weeks ago) link

I went to a podiatrist earlier today; she wore an N95 mask, and seemed like a cool enough person (I had seen her once before)... but when the conversation turned to masks, she turned out to be something of a covid "truther." It was kind of bizarre/unsettling.

Guitar Dick (morrisp), Friday, 9 October 2020 18:49 (two weeks ago) link

It should be a shock that FIve Finger Death Punch just released an anti-mask video:

The video opens with a Ralph Waldo Emerson quote, "Fiction reveals truth that reality obscures," before launching into the action. The clip, shot in Los Angeles, starts with a Nancy Pelosi-esque political figure praising mask-wearers for being "compliant," even presenting them with a button displaying the Communist sickle emblem. There's also nods to zombies hoarding toilet paper and a work camp for the "People's Republic of America."

But eventually an uprising takes place with people ripping off their masks to head into a violent battle carrying American flags in pursuit of the female leader.

There are plenty of other symbolic nods throughout the video, including "The Great Awakening" flashing during a newscast, which is a reference to QAnon. There are also black-clad figures on leashes that are held by the female leader. They break free to start destroying property, which appears to be a reference to Antifa.

Read More: New FFDP Video Depicts Mask-Wearers as Communists | https://loudwire.com/five-finger-death-punch-living-the-dream-video/?utm_source=tsmclip&utm_medium=referral

Loud guitars shit all over "Bette Davis Eyes" (NYCNative), Friday, 16 October 2020 15:49 (one week ago) link

It should be a shock

it should?

Totally different head. Totally. (Austin), Friday, 16 October 2020 16:45 (one week ago) link

they're not called five finger health punch

covidiot wind, blowin every time you lift your mask (voodoo chili), Friday, 16 October 2020 16:58 (one week ago) link

lol, sadly true

turn the jawhatthefuckever on (One Eye Open), Friday, 16 October 2020 17:05 (one week ago) link

Yeah that sounds about right for FFDP. Oh well.

I stumbled across one or two songs of theirs that I liked, but that's about it.

DT, Friday, 16 October 2020 18:19 (one week ago) link

ultimate FFDP would be better off if they weren't allowed to have arms anymore

Dinglebarista (Neanderthal), Friday, 16 October 2020 18:20 (one week ago) link

In 1936 my GRANDAD JACK BROWN volunteered to the Internationale to fight franco's fascists in Spain. In 1941 he shot at Nazi Luftwaffe over Dover. SEE THE ENEMY.

— Ian Brown (@ianbrown) October 18, 2020

groovypanda, Sunday, 18 October 2020 18:24 (one week ago) link

1985. I was a lazy ass pothead in a band.

Blues Guitar Solo Heatmap (Free Download) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Sunday, 18 October 2020 18:27 (one week ago) link

Ian Brown is running a solid "don't do drugs" campaign this year

Notes on "Scamp" (Noodle Vague), Sunday, 18 October 2020 18:32 (one week ago) link

Ian Brown’s grandpa was cool

Donald Trump Also Sucks, Of Course (milo z), Sunday, 18 October 2020 22:37 (one week ago) link


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