As a kid, Ariel Pink would make tape recordings of his weird folk-punk songs, producing the rhythms using a mouth harp or from his armpit. He was discovered in 2003 by American indie stars Animal Collective, who released his music through their label.
Now this super-gifted madman of pop is riding the wave of his 10th album, “Pom Pom”, a crazy mishmash of new wave, slush, jingles and mangy freak rock. In response to a recent interview in which Pink said Madonna’s career has been on a downward slide, the 36-year-old wanted to put the record straight. And so, landing the opening blows of Pink v Ariel Pink, here are his Madge masterpieces.
No Bass In Your Head, Man
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