We confer with Des Moines-based indie rockers, The Fuss about the origins of their band, the true meaning of Des Moines, witnessing raw & emotional stage experiences, and the Big Lebowski. Bonus for this week: 20 extra songs on the playlist because the boys couldn’t narrow it down.
Tracks (discussed) on the playlist this week:
- “He Needs Me” – Shelly Duvall*
- “Cooking Up Something Good” – Mac Demarco
- “A Little Lost” – Arthur Russell*
- “Long Flight” – Future Islands
- “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)” – Nina Simone
- “Young Glass” – Hey Rosetta!
- “Little Hell” – City & Colour
(* = not available on Spotify)
Links mentioned this week:
- Unofficial video for “A Little Lost” by Arthur Russell
- Lebowski Bar in Reykjavik, Iceland
- “I Got It Bad (And That Ain’t Good)” lyrical differences
- JD Salinger’s Glass Family