Published Sep 21, 2007"Retarded anti-pop music made by two musical idiot savants from Texas with a cheap computer. Their labels words, not mine. But I dont think I couldn't have said it any better okay, maybe with a little more sensitivity, but these Austin-based "fwends arent your average band (mind you, some might argue that they arent even a band). Founded out of boredom by "two ugly nerds named Anthony and Dustin, Best Fwends feel like an impulsive mistake that was heard by the right people (read: the folks at tastemaking UK label Moshi Moshi). Their self-deprecating humour only contributes to the musics absurdity, kind of like when you egg on that kid wholl eat paste to down an entire bottle of Bond Fast. Its very possible they also have attention deficit disorders too, as their debut album, Alphabetically Arranged, contains 34 songs each as different as chalk and cheese in precisely one hour (and yes, theyre all in alphabetical order). Ill be honest with you, some of the songs can annoy the shit out of you (much like their name), but I think thats the idea. "Dream Off may be one of those songs, but to me its the joyous sound of 102 hyperactive fist pumps in the air. Zippity guitars dash to rapid fire drums, and those backing vocals, well theyre like a human performing the works of the Texas State Kazoo Orchestra.
Interview with Best Fwends