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Endless blockades for the pussyfooter – GISM

Hey look i’m as cool as Lady Gaga. I like GISM now and has it ever been a round trip to get here. Being prejudiced and initially turned off them as the domain of the unwashed washed, scary older people and record collectors, the othering and exoticising that seemed to surround them, and the fantasing want for danger and destruction, self or outward, they fulfilled; despite the attempts of friends to get me into them, i never could find a way. It wasn’t until i found the movies of Ishii, Sato, Tsukamoto, Fukui, etc. and fell for other bands of their era that context was set, everything clicked and… well, i’m an idiot. Forever.

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