"That weirdness spoke to underground artists across a range of genres, however, including the garage-punk band The Cramps. They brought a new legion of fans of Adkins’s music when they covered "She Said," in 1983. The band didn’t mind that he sang about random shit while strumming an old, out-of-tune guitar and kicking a beat-up drum. They liked that he played entirely without compromise."
 Jim Ruland, discussing Hasil Adkins for Oxford American

"That weirdness spoke to underground artists across a range of genres, however, including the garage-punk band The Cramps. They brought a new legion of fans of Adkins’s music when they covered "She Said," in 1983. The band didn’t mind that he sang about random shit while strumming an old, out-of-tune guitar and kicking a beat-up drum. They liked that he played entirely without compromise."


Jim Ruland, discussing Hasil Adkins for Oxford American

  1. thebackporch reblogged this from jasonpwoodbury
  2. haulinhearse reblogged this from jasonpwoodbury
  3. jasonpwoodbury posted this