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- “Silly Child”
- “Sirens of Titan”
A short while in the past, I picked up a field of my highschool diaries from the basement of my mother and father’ home. Studying them was fairly humorous. I used to be very dramatic, I used to be very positive of myself. I had a lot of crushes … nevertheless it was additionally … form of … touching. It was a doc of this one that was turning into an individual — and it is a fairly neat factor to have the ability to look again, as an grownup, and really feel some tenderness for that teenage model of you, and see the beginnings of who you at the moment are.
Alongside together with his humorousness, that form of tenderness and perspective is essentially the most arresting a part of Tim Heidecker’s newest album, Excessive College. It was largely impressed by his personal highschool recollections, nevertheless it is not all in regards to the previous — as a result of all these little moments rising up make you who you might be. They carry into your current and your future, too. And let’s be sincere: Do you even know who you might be when you’re all grown up?
On this session, Heidecker and I speak about all of that and about how he introduced his music and his comedy work collectively on his latest North American tour. You will additionally hear songs recorded reside on that tour by Heidecker and his Very Good Band.