These songs are for the skater-centric scenes in my book. In addition to the ones I mentioned over at today’s Snapshot at NOGOODFORME.COM: Guns N’ Roses, “Welcome to the Jungle.” It’s about the perfect time in my novel for Guns N’ Roses. I remember every dude I knew really dug this when it came out. HEALTH, “Die Slow” (ok, not exactly of the time, but of the spirit) Public Enemy, “Bring the Noise.” I remember one cute skater I knew really loved this tape when it came out. I heard it for the first time through him back in the
Sonic Youth, “Shadow of A Doubt” I like how it looks like video art. And, just for good times’ sake, “Candle”: And “Dirty Boots.” My favorite moment is when the kinda meatheaded guy rolls his eyes: Something about late 80s/early 90s Sonic Youth feels like how I want my book to feel.