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1520 Sedgwick Avenue: October 24th, 2008 Friday, October 24, 2008

Posted by Andy Hutchins in 1520 Sedgwick Avenue, Rockabye.
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This is Lupe’s haunting “Little Weapon.”

The music guy from Fall Out Boy produced.

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1. ladyandrea - Friday, October 24, 2008

I don’t know how to email you b/c I can’t remember your real name (I’m so sorry. I suck.) but I wanted to say thank you for your comment on the Waxing Off piece. I thought it would get a better response, since I wrote it at like 3 am and was laughing my ASS off. : )

2. ladyandrea - Friday, October 24, 2008

So if you’d like to take this discussion to email, I’m at andrealeigh203 at gmail dot com

3. Rockabye - Friday, October 24, 2008

Ha! It’s okay.

4. DougOLis - Friday, October 24, 2008

Andie (female version), in all fairness, I thought the “Springtime for Lou Holtz” to be quite a jaunty tune and was singing along in my head as I read it. Yes, it was damned funny but I have a feeling only a small portion of Deadspin’s readership has actually seen The Producers. I will give you a +1 there.

5. DougOLis - Friday, October 24, 2008

The music guy from Fall Out Boy produced.

Not exactly something I would proudly claim. Unless you’re aiming for the teenage market maybe.

6. Rockabye - Friday, October 24, 2008

And yet, Doug, it works. It really does. This is maybe my favorite cut off of that album.

So what I need for comments on 1520 is to compliment Andie? Huh.

7. JB* - Friday, October 24, 2008

I agree – this is one of my favorite tracks on the album… in steady rotation on my MP3 hot list

8. dylancaseyjohnson - Saturday, October 25, 2008

@DougOLis: I actually think it’s a testament to the guy’s production skills to say he worked for Fall Out Boy. Any band that reaches that level of play has a strong producer behind it. A lot of music is dependent upon the producer and I think we’re getting to a point where the best producers become recognizable artists themselves, Timbaland being the most prominent example. Also worth discussing is the deejay movement; with the assimilation of sampling and electronic techniques, production has become vastly more important. I look at it like Coppola directing Dracula in ’92, a true tribute to his virtuosity, with Keanu Reeves as the star. The film used only Classic Hollywood Era techniques, but had Keanu there to ensure a certain demographical draw.

Now if Lupe and come out with a track featuring Fall Out Boy then there’d be some ‘splaining to do.


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