Weekly Volcano Blogs: Walkie Talkie Blog

July 20, 2006 at 8:10am

Saints of Everyday Failures new album

Recommend Blog Post
Total Recommendations (0)

Saintsofeverydayfailures Saints of Everyday Failures
Sounds like: A séance with John Coltrane, Hermann Hesse and Public Enemy
Album: State of the Art is Failure. Limited copies available now. Full release this fall.

Saints of Everyday Failures are the Sonic Youth of hip-hop, says MC D-scribe. They are living the dream that nobody remembers, says MC ePhryme. If those statements make no sense, you haven’t been listening.
“This album’s message is two-pronged,” says MC ePryme. “It’s a commentary on where the entertainment industry is, and that what is considered ‘making it’ is a trap. Not that I don’t want to be successful, but that the iconic nature of pop culture is empty. We want something different.
“It’s also a commentary on where we’re at artistically. This is the best we can do, and were total failure in a common sense. And we’re totally happy with it.”
The album features the Saint’s trademark socio-spiritual esoterica, with production by the mysterious MyLeftFoot, Smoke, Shin and Tha Goonie. A list of spicy underground artists also contributed to Failure, including Awol One, 2Mex, Onry Ozzborn and members of Chicago’s Typical Cats. Murky, mystical hymns mingle with a spate of energetic anthems.
With State of the Art complete, the Saints are channeling psychic and spiritual energy into half a dozen projects, including ready-to-record solos from D-Scribe and ePhryme.

See ‘em live tonight
Saints of Everyday Failures will play the Capital Lakefair festival July 20 with One Block Radius and a very special guest courtesy of Living Legends crew. Doors open at 9 p.m. at The Mark, 407 Columbia St. S.W., in Olympia.  Cover is $5 at the door. â€" Paul Schrag

Filed under: Club Hopping, Music,
comments powered by Disqus

About this blog

News and entertainment from Joint Base Lewis-McChord’s most awesome weekly newspapers - The Ranger, Northwest Airlifter and Weekly Volcano.

Recent Comments


I like how this article is written. Your points are sound, original, fresh and interesting. This...

about Saturday, Aug. 26: greater Tacoma/Olympia live music and DJs

Melisa Ben said:

i liked reading about the religious girls.they are interesting. ...

about 5 Things To Do Today: Religious Girls, "Big Eyes," sports chat, Kurt Lindsay ...

Web Developers Delhi said:

very informative post for me as I am always looking for new content that can help me and my...


Carv said:

I do think it's worth noting that Noah is a quarter-Jewish--and matrilinearly to boot, which...

about Nerd Alert issued for Trevor Noah and "It Follows" horror film

Andrew Gordon said:

Thanks for the article, Carv! The article mentions Pellegrino's Italian Kitchen - just to...

about A murder at Journeycon: To hostility ... and beyond!