Archive for the 'Ween' Category

Thursday, April 12th, 2018

Here’s how I first encountered Ween. I’m in junior high and in the lunch line at the school cafeteria, shuffling my tray along that metal railing, as my buddy, who as an adult would do some terrible things and spend some time up behind bars, tried to explain to me who Ween was. Or rather […]

Thursday, May 31st, 2012

The poopship has been destroyed. Ween are dead: long live Aaron Freeman and Mickey Melchiondo. Though they collaborated frequently, employing the brilliant drummer Claude Coleman and, more famously, a crackerjack team of Nashville studio stars they dubbed The Shitcreek Boys, Ween was always the project, outpouring, and identity of its founding duo. Freeman and Melchiondo […]

Wednesday, July 28th, 2010

We’re gonna stay on this 90s hangover tip for a minute. While I’m a fan of the majority of the Ween output, it’s the early lo-fi stuff through The Mollusk that I return to on the regular. Dean and Gene were clearly inspired by, and doing it for, the Boognish. That and several half dozen […]