Adam Forkner breaks down the nearly 20 records he's self-released since 2009
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"It's like Suicide, but with a bloke in a trench coat calling you a cunt"
"The way he affected the audience made a gigantic and everlasting impression on me"
"Right now it seems like it's the beginning of me rattling the cage, of making some people nervous"
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"I would have rather had the rest of the car cleared out, anything but that music"
"Music can bring vegetables to life, and I should know because I'm a vegetable"
"He played the first song and I was just smh, like wtf is this?"
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"Neil Young asks, 'What is the color when black is burned?' It's more black."
"Mostly I wish I'd come up with it so the world would never have had to see a beer packaged inside a dead squirrel"
"In that time you can stare lovingly into the tea, like a Klee or Rothko painting, as it becomes ready for consumption"
"Maybe it takes the crippling reality that most relationships are doomed to truly get the soul-crushing songs they wrote"
"They were way ahead of their time. And our worst-selling single ever. Life's a bitch."
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"It blows my mind that people didn't go off for this record"
"An excuse to rip off Throbbing Gristle and Whitehouse, until I discovered Brian Eno and Maurizio Bianchi, that is"
"The very verge of what dub was bound to wash out into"
"The stuttered vocal line and screams over it are exactly the kind of fight or fuck vibe that pulled me into industrial in the first place"