Line Check

Here is a song called “Line Check“, which seems to me now like it’s about impatience. Seeking the goal too quickly and not watching the scenery. It’s a couple years old and was not too much of a hit with Baby Teeth, largely because its parts don’t really hang together. But then again, the members … Continue reading

The Swede

This week’s song, “The Swede”, does indeed take its name from the main character of Philip Roth’s “American Pastoral” (highly recommended). Without giving too much away, I’ll drop some plot: The Swede grows up as a Jew in postwar New Jersey, where his athletic and social gifts allow him to assimilate into Gentile society. So … Continue reading