Song Of The Day

Song Of The Day: The Karl Hendricks Trio, “What Everyone Else Calls Fun”

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We were saddened to read that Pennsylvania-based indie-rocker and all-around nice guy Karl Hendricks lost his battle to cancer this past Saturday. While happily retaining a cult status, that didn’t mean he couldn’t rock, and his trio could deliver the goods. There are so many songs to pick and choose from, but I’m going with this one. It was his debut single for Merge Records; it was subsequently the first thing I heard of his, and I fell in love not only with his band’s potent indie-rock crunch, but also for the distinctive comic art provided by Wayno. “What Everyone Else Calls Fun” is an obscure gem in the fine Merge back catalog, and one of the better rockers from 1995. RIP.

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