The proposal, if you recall: That people who mangle records have decades of bad musical taste under their belts.
Cake stand made of “a 44, 78 & 33 records,” albums not specified; top one appears to be “Richmond Football Club something-or-other;” silver handle which, I dunno, I have never understood handles on cake stands, I mean what? Just how mobile do cakes need to be?
Created by: Recycled Market sellers Kate & Rose, who are also responsible for this:
Kate’s music collection, age 16:
Panic! At the Disco, “A Fever You Can’t Sweat Out”
My Chemical Romance, “I Brought You My Bullets You Brought Me Your Love”
My Chemical Romance, “The Black Parade”
mp3s of My Chemical Romance’s “Thank You For the Venom,” “Helena” and “Under Pressure”
(Kate’s the one who had the idea to put the teacup up there.)
Rose’s music collection, age 16:
Kate & Rose’s playlist for working on projects
These are Rose’s picks, of course. She’s the one with the craft room and Kate figures she’ll just trigger an awkward silence if she suggests playing Muse, or Pink, or, or…
OK, ENOUGH. I know what you’re thinking; you’re thinking YOU GODDAMN BITCH WOULD YOU STOP MAKING FUN OF PEOPLE’S MUSIC ALREADY, YOU TRY TO BE SO SUPERIOR BUT YOU COME OFF SOUNDING LIKE YOU’RE THE ONE IN HIGH SCHOOL, YOU MEAN-SPIRITED, SNOBBISH, INSECURE —
Oh, wait, that’s just the voice in my head again. But the voice has a point. Namely, my taste in music sucks too. You know who I have on my iPod? Owl City. OWL CITY! Singing a duet with Carly Rae Jepsen! And I love the Pitch Perfect soundtrack and the Glee cover of Pink’s “Raise Your Glass”! And I’M NOT SURE I ENTIRELY “GET” LCD SOUNDSYSTEM! And sometimes, to get revved up and “on” for the day I listen to…
Yeah, I suck too. Most of us do. I’m sure even you have some Chris Brown or Big & Rich in the ol’ stairstepper playlist. We can own this. But we can also be snobbish if we want to. Because no matter what kind of crap we like, no matter what names make us cringe when we scroll past them in WinAmp, at least we didn’t perpetrate this:
SATURDAY NIGHT’S ALL RIGHT