Re: 3 books, 3 movies, 2 albums
I tried out a BJM comp a few months ago (forget whether it was the singles collection or the general retrospective) and was shocked at how terrible it was. From my memory, every song was too long and sounded like crap and the melodies were basically nonexistent. They were a band I thought seemed cool in high school, and that probably would have been the ideal time to listen to them.
I played "Vacuum Boots" out of curiosity just now. It's not terrible, in part because it's a reasonable length, but it doesn't feel like there's much to it besides a riff. They'd probably be a good band for an inspiring hip hop artist to gut for samples. I suspect that would piss off Newcombe which would be an added benefit.