Tagged: The Warner Brothers Album

Review: WB:RMX

Cover of "Wb: Rmx"
Cover of WB:RMX

So, we’re stealin’ the idea from the Sparks Project and doing one with probably even more records out there — The Residents!  And this time we’re changing it up a little bit — we’ve got two hardcore Residents fans in me and Rich, but Aila is, at best, a casual fan, who will be hearing about 99% of these records for the first time.  DANGEROUS!  So, enjoy, THE RESIDENTS PROJECT!

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A Completely Hypothetical Genesis of the Residents’ WB:RMX album

Cover of "Wb: Rmx"

Cover of Wb: Rmx

Picture this scenario:

The Residents made up the existence of The Warner Brothers Album as just another piece of their mythology. They did the artwork for the reel box and maybe even threw in a blank reel, or maybe just some odds and ends on the tape. But nothing was actually ever sent to Warner Bros., or even intended to be an album, or even anything that’s supposed to be a song. They just forged the rejection letter from the A&R man. They just had a quick physical artifact so, if asked, they could go “Oh, yeah, that’s it over there. No, you can’t listen to it. We’re ashamed of that stage of our development.” Something they could let Renaldo be photographed with.

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