Posted tagged ‘support for the arts’

we’re just a material province in a material world

2012/04/22

Look up from your computer. Now, don’t look back again. Instead, look at the person walking by wearing the nice hat. Sure looks like a normal, well-adjusted individual, hey? So nice they might even be volunteer coach for the local adolescent sports team. Don’t be fooled by this friendly exterior, because it might only be hiding something dark and sinister:

A hatred for the arts.

Who would have thought?

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Choose Your Own Wool on Wolves Adventure!

2010/11/09

To begin, please sing the following words to the tune of “Sweet Jane” by the Velvet Underground.

Tom, he is a family man, and Kevin…he’s a Jack of all Trades. Brody, he’s a really good question, and Gord, he’s a geophysi…cist. Huh. Eric, well he’s satisfied…and, you know, overprescribed…

[skip a few bars of the song here]

…and when they come home from work…

…They’re Wool on Wolves. And they’ve got a new album out. Today. Tuesday 9 November 2010. Oh, and if you haven’t already – you can stop singing the song now, cheers.

I sat down with Wool on Wolves in the real world to ask ’em about what it’s like being part of the Edmonton music milieu, finding a fine balance, and of course…what they like about music… 

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