Gotta hand it to tastemaker and trendsetter Carles over at Hipster Runoff for declaring "Pitchfork gives MGMT's Congratulations a perfect 10.0" today, but there was something in the tone of Citylink's April Fool's Day gag, Jake Cline's "Surfer Blood bassist eats sandwich, inspires trend," that kept us reading. A few well-earned chortles follow after the jump.
In a nutshell, the story posits that Surfer Blood bassist Brian Black
loves the combination of tuna fish, bologna and peanut butter on a
sandwich. The obligatory fake Pitchfork quote:
"Without having taken a bite of the sandwich myself,"
Christopher blogged immediately following the interview, "I can
tell you that it is the most-impassioned, über-delicious, post-gourmet,
accessibly contoured sandwich I have ever had the pleasure of watching
another man eat.
Given the saturated coverage (and Crossfade's coverage
of the saturation) of the West Palm Beach group of late, this
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accurately shows the trajectory of minutia reporting that every young
band eventually faces when even childhood
crushes become old news.