"TV on the Radio is also one of those Radiohead-esque bands where you don't know what the hell they are talking about, but you get the sense that it is 'relevant commentary on a metaphorical level that isn't worth questioning.' They sort of remind me of a band of 'intellectual dropouts who rope you into a conversation about modern issues to prove that they didn't need an education 2 stay informed/cultured.'"
As I said, I like "Wolf Like Me" as much as the next gal. For some reason, TOTR's label is just now sending me a copy of Dear Science (it truly arrived in the mail just today), so other than hearing it on the radio, I haven't really absorbed it yet. But regardless of all that, the HR post is just hysterical. Go read it, now.
Hipster Runoff has introduced some competition to the man I've always considered the master of this stripe of music criticism: Chunklet founder Henry Owings. I'm actually starting to wonder if this sort of writing is the only kind I can really enjoy anymore.