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A.V. Club: NOLA Band Names are Slutty, Too Big for this Headline


New Orleans music again gained national recognition this week when Rebirth Brass Band garnered a Grammy nod. Y'know, gramaphones and all. But it seems we're also making it in the bawdy, long-winded world of the Interweb. The Onion's A/V Club chose two of the Crescent City's own musical mainstays for their year end list of best...band names. On top of their tunery, The Local Skank and Why are We Building Such a Big Ship? apparently have a way with words.

 

The Local Skank earns a place in the list's "slut, bitch, etc." category, where they're joined by esteemed ensembles, Slutever and American Sugar Bitch. But the local punk-poppers seem to have outlier status, even among this compilation of misfits. The roster writers remark:"Fooled you! It’s an female ska band!"

 

Why are We Building Such a Big Ship earn a place in the category that's rather succinctly titled, "Long." Alongside The Devil's Horns Killed the Matador, March Of The Mongolian Deathwvrm and a Great Big Pile of Leaves, the dirging downtowners might also have the distinction of having the most members on the list. 

 

Happy listing!




I Love you Walt but didn't

I Love you Walt but didn't they cut the name short I thought it was still Why are we building such a very big ship? God Bless Baby cause it is still getting BIGGER!

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