Stupid Texts from Musicians to their Engineers, Volume III

He who fights with monsters should look to it that he himself does not become a monster. And when you gaze long into an abyss the abyss also gazes into you.


– Corny Friedrich Nietzche quote

Our pal Glenn Fricker’s series, Stupid Texts from Musicians to Their Engineers, in which he shares only the most basement of basement text messages from musicians trying to solicit work (usually for free) from recording engineers, is really dark stuff. It’s also striking a feral nerve in people, so much so that it makes you wonder.

On the one hand, it makes me happy to know that these guys are out there, providing a rubric for how not to act. But on the other, I really just don’t know what to do about the following:

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“Authentic grungecore”… “sucking dick nd robbing banks lol.” See what I mean? The abyss, man.

Check out episode III of Stupid Texts below if you dare:

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Max is managing editor of Gear Gods.

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