can we talk about this video (Hot Fruit's "Falling off the Grid")

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https://www.youtube.com/watch?feature=player_embedded&v=9HAEqvP_Cgw#!

this band sent me this video

should i give them a show

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:39 (five years ago) Permalink

*clicks link*

*sees band is called hot fruit*

*clicks back button*

yes

J0rdan S., Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:41 (five years ago) Permalink

sure, what could go wrong

congratulations (n/a), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:45 (five years ago) Permalink

itt hot fruit

hoospanic GANGSTER musician (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:47 (five years ago) Permalink

srsly obsessed with this video and song

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:49 (five years ago) Permalink

lol you should absolutely let them play

the Upperchest (crüt), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:49 (five years ago) Permalink

"try it. just try it out. try it, try it, try it"

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:50 (five years ago) Permalink

"im into shit and blood" ahhahaha

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:50 (five years ago) Permalink

you can't not give this band a show

huun huurt 2 (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:50 (five years ago) Permalink

in fact I'm going to go sign them right now, right after I form a label

huun huurt 2 (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:51 (five years ago) Permalink

hot fruit is a strangers with candy ref, ne?

love's secret borad (clouds), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:51 (five years ago) Permalink

this was uploaded on my birthday. they could have played noisefest

the Upperchest (crüt), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:53 (five years ago) Permalink

omg

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:53 (five years ago) Permalink

obviously i am giving them a show, they are the best and funniest band ever

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 17:54 (five years ago) Permalink

Definitely you should let them play. I just know I'm going to be arrested for walking down the street singing "I'm into shit and blood" to myself.

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:02 (five years ago) Permalink

are they local? do they tour?

the Upperchest (crüt), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:03 (five years ago) Permalink

Get in on the ground floor with this outfit and ride their coat tails to infamy.

how's life, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:10 (five years ago) Permalink

The description on their facebook page says "Musician/Band
it's like::MASTURBATING SO HARD YOU GET YOUR PERIOD FOR THE FIRST TIME
"

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:11 (five years ago) Permalink

oh my god

puff puff post (uh oh I'm having a fantasy), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:21 (five years ago) Permalink

Are there any links to more of their music? There's nothing on their myspace and their website is down.

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:25 (five years ago) Permalink

http://hotfruit2012.bandcamp.com/

the Upperchest (crüt), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:26 (five years ago) Permalink

what the hell

Call me at **BITCOIN (DJP), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:29 (five years ago) Permalink

xp thanks

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 18:32 (five years ago) Permalink

itt hot truth

hoospanic GANGSTER musician (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:10 (five years ago) Permalink

I am in love.

emil.y, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:19 (five years ago) Permalink

The synth on the cover of 'That's Weird' is an Elka OMB5 btw.

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:30 (five years ago) Permalink

The lyrics of 'Motel 6' are just brutal, incidentally.

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:31 (five years ago) Permalink

ha i love these guys. they're also releasing a cassette soon(?) through this label/art project run by a guy i vaguely know: http://fakemusic.org/projects/hotfruit/

1staethyr, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:41 (five years ago) Permalink

theyre from olympia, surprise

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:49 (five years ago) Permalink

this reminds me of avenue d

the late great, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:50 (five years ago) Permalink

in a good way

the late great, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 19:53 (five years ago) Permalink

I love this

flamboyant goon tie included, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:12 (five years ago) Permalink

lmao at a girl's comment on my fb link to this video: "i went from being mildly interested to fast-forwarding to see if it got better to eye rolling to i wish good music could exist again to i need to start a country band to never mind, i think i hate all music, including my own."

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:16 (five years ago) Permalink

mission accomplished, at least she wont start a terrible country band

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:16 (five years ago) Permalink

I should have been clearing out these cupboards, but I've been listening to all these tracks instead. I love how there's absolutely no compromise made to the listener at all, no attempt to make the music. Some might label the music as incompetent, but it reminds me of Trout Mask Replica - this is is music that's deliberately been made this way.

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:23 (five years ago) Permalink

otm

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:25 (five years ago) Permalink

my computer at work is v slow but i can't wait to get home so i can watch this in glorious 1080p

ampersand cooper black (elmo argonaut), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:26 (five years ago) Permalink

no attempt to make the music palatable.
(is what I meant damn this kepboard)

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:28 (five years ago) Permalink

yes yes give them a show yes YES

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:37 (five years ago) Permalink

no attempt to make the music

this is actually a p good descriptor imo

hoospanic GANGSTER musician (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:39 (five years ago) Permalink

this video is awesome

Spectrum, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:47 (five years ago) Permalink

file me under "confused but generally supportive"

call all destroyer, Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:56 (five years ago) Permalink

<3

set the controls for the heart of the sun (VegemiteGrrl), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 20:58 (five years ago) Permalink

File me under "I'm into shit and blood this".

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Wednesday, 24 April 2013 21:01 (five years ago) Permalink

their youtube views and comments have gone thru the roof

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Thursday, 25 April 2013 01:27 (five years ago) Permalink

"im gonna make the sky cum"

am0n, Thursday, 25 April 2013 04:58 (five years ago) Permalink

they just linked this thread on their fb HI LADIES!!!

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Friday, 26 April 2013 12:31 (five years ago) Permalink

what? yes! that's so great.

how's life, Friday, 26 April 2013 12:35 (five years ago) Permalink

I like it. Reminds me of the Inflatable Boy Clams but also different.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=a3UNr6wBmzQ

Milton Parker, Friday, 26 April 2013 23:52 (five years ago) Permalink

it is fantastic

controversial vegan pregnancy (contenderizer), Sunday, 28 April 2013 03:01 (five years ago) Permalink

this is great, thanking you roxy

Doctor Casino, Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:14 (five years ago) Permalink

you absolutely have to give them a show, you will regret it forever if not.

Doctor Casino, Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:22 (five years ago) Permalink

♪ i'm gonna make the sky cum ♫

k3vin k., Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:24 (five years ago) Permalink

Like a grown up Shaggs Flight of the Conchords collabo styled by Gary Wilson.

The Cosimo Code of the Woosters (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:33 (five years ago) Permalink

I'm a safety net if you're not scared
I'll take you there
Make up new metaphors

Doctor Casino, Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:35 (five years ago) Permalink

I'm not gonna make you food just cause I'm a girl
I mean, I like making food, so we can make food?
But like, you have to - you better help me!

Doctor Casino, Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:36 (five years ago) Permalink

*Waits for Mrisa M to come and denounce as music industry fraud*

The Cosimo Code of the Woosters (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:38 (five years ago) Permalink

this actually felt a lot shorter than 9 and a half minutes somehow

'scuse me while i make the sky cum (k3vin k.), Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:40 (five years ago) Permalink

oops, it's over, time to listen to it again

Doctor Casino, Sunday, 28 April 2013 04:43 (five years ago) Permalink

it is insulting to compare them to the shaggs! the shaggs were great, but constructed and unaware! these are grown women yall

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:09 (five years ago) Permalink

grown!

hoospanic GANGSTER musician (BIG HOOS aka the steendriver), Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:12 (five years ago) Permalink

Specifically said "grown up Shaggs," roxy, sheesh. You can never please anybody in this url.

The Cosimo Code of the Woosters (James Redd and the Blecchs), Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:14 (five years ago) Permalink

im just saying, james! no h8

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:17 (five years ago) Permalink

no need to compare them to anything. just ride the wave.

crüt, Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:19 (five years ago) Permalink

just try it, try it, try it try it out

Camp Macaroni Style (snoball), Sunday, 28 April 2013 06:59 (five years ago) Permalink

file me under "confused but generally supportive"

― call all destroyer, Wednesday, April 24, 2013 1:56 PM (4 days ago)

yeah, i'm feeling the "no attempt to make the music" aspect, but love it anyway

all his friends were condiments

controversial vegan pregnancy (contenderizer), Sunday, 28 April 2013 14:43 (five years ago) Permalink

and damn that "shit and blood" hook is an earworm. singing it to myself all day.

controversial vegan pregnancy (contenderizer), Sunday, 28 April 2013 19:04 (five years ago) Permalink

Serious staying power. It walks this thin line between "Serious Feminist Performance Art" and "just some people fucking around, fucking chill, don't take it too seriously already" that makes me love both sides even more. Which may be an obvious thing to say.

ENERGY FOOD (en i see kay), Monday, 29 April 2013 04:40 (five years ago) Permalink

two weeks pass...

I like the way that on first viewing the video seems to be just random stuff, but with every repeat it seems more and more that every single thing in there has been put there deliberately.

go cray cray on my lobster soufflé (snoball), Sunday, 19 May 2013 18:42 (five years ago) Permalink

Tour dates are up. They are coming to my town next month and playing at my friends place apparently.

everything, Tuesday, 28 May 2013 23:06 (five years ago) Permalink

i cant wait for them to arrive. i am going to cook them the best feast.

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Wednesday, 29 May 2013 23:26 (five years ago) Permalink

Still want them to come over here.

emil.y, Wednesday, 29 May 2013 23:27 (five years ago) Permalink

one month passes...

Still listening to this band a lot. Finally relented and bought the album from bandcamp. I have a lot of love for 'Motel 6', which has an awesome video also, and 'Slowly'. I enjoy the noisy chaotic elements but I think it's their pop suss I adore most about them. Especially when it shouldn't quite fit but does e.g. the 'Shit and blood' refrain. Oh and yeah they should definitely do some shows in the UK if possible.

CyberLemming (TheScienceLaw), Monday, 1 July 2013 12:22 (five years ago) Permalink

three weeks pass...

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=1hT7dQgCK2g

has one of the hot fruits left the band??? :(

hello :) (upper mississippi sh@kedown), Wednesday, 24 July 2013 23:46 (five years ago) Permalink

ok that 1st verse is amazing

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Monday, 5 August 2013 01:04 (five years ago) Permalink

also they are all in this video. u just gotta stay tuned til minute 6

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Monday, 5 August 2013 01:10 (five years ago) Permalink

these are amazing.

Treeship, Monday, 5 August 2013 04:37 (five years ago) Permalink

I believe in the HAM-burger
I believe in a coffee pot

Doctor Casino, Monday, 5 August 2013 15:39 (five years ago) Permalink

i unfortunately have "mini mini mini mini mini mini mini mini fridge" stuck in my head

Treeship, Monday, 5 August 2013 16:42 (five years ago) Permalink

five months pass...

this thread should be renamed so people can find it. Just bought the album on Bandcamp - looking forward to checking it out in a moment.

An embarrassing doorman and garbage man (dog latin), Friday, 17 January 2014 19:45 (four years ago) Permalink

yeah rename it plz @mods

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Friday, 17 January 2014 21:23 (four years ago) Permalink

find it awesome how many ppl this still pisses off

lollercoaster of rove (s.clover), Wednesday, 22 January 2014 01:40 (four years ago) Permalink

i believe in the hamburger. i believe in the coffee pot.

tɹi.ʃɪp (Treeship), Wednesday, 22 January 2014 01:45 (four years ago) Permalink

mini mini mini mini mini mini

signed, J.P. Morgan CEO (Hurting 2), Wednesday, 22 January 2014 02:24 (four years ago) Permalink

this isn't necessarily good but i don't feel any particular urge to take a stand against it

k3vin k., Wednesday, 22 January 2014 02:28 (four years ago) Permalink

trying to imagine an EOY traxpoll where this didn't crop up to throw everyone awhack is unpleasant indeed. thank u based fruit.

super lovely music lover (imago), Wednesday, 22 January 2014 04:11 (four years ago) Permalink

Four consecutive listens is probably enough for now. This is amazing.

jmm, Wednesday, 22 January 2014 05:21 (four years ago) Permalink

four weeks pass...

File me under "I'm into shit and blood this".

― Camp Macaroni Style (snoball),

this. so fucking hooky.

the most mindblowing music i've heard in a long time. thank you ilx thank you roxy. thank you HOT FRUIT.

i lost my shoes on acid (jed_), Wednesday, 19 February 2014 03:06 (four years ago) Permalink

The melody of this song is sort of creepy to me. I think the lyrics and visuals are fun but theres an eerie undercurrent too.., anyone else get this?

Treeship, Wednesday, 19 February 2014 03:18 (four years ago) Permalink

Totally

i lost my shoes on acid (jed_), Wednesday, 19 February 2014 03:33 (four years ago) Permalink

doi!

1 P.3. Eternal (roxymuzak), Thursday, 20 February 2014 02:30 (four years ago) Permalink

two years pass...

this still rules

never ending bath infusion (Doctor Casino), Thursday, 7 April 2016 22:59 (two years ago) Permalink

yep!

jello my future biafriend (roxymuzak), Saturday, 9 April 2016 16:00 (two years ago) Permalink

I have made the claim that this is my favourite song of the '10s. Think it is probably true.

emil.y, Saturday, 9 April 2016 16:01 (two years ago) Permalink

I was thinking about this last week.

an opportunity thick enough to taste (snoball), Saturday, 9 April 2016 16:51 (two years ago) Permalink

I managed to catch their live show. It lived up to the promise of the video but was way too short! stupid DIY aesthetic where the shitty bands get as long on stage as the good ones.

everything, Saturday, 9 April 2016 17:21 (two years ago) Permalink

it's obviously a work of genius

Treeship, Saturday, 9 April 2016 18:06 (two years ago) Permalink

ten months pass...

RULES!

Heavy Doors (jed_), Saturday, 4 March 2017 04:30 (one year ago) Permalink

It is fantastic.

well the bitter comes out better on a stolen Switch cartridge (snoball), Saturday, 4 March 2017 08:00 (one year ago) Permalink


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