Drink Me: ‘The Quietest Rock ‘n’ Roll Ever Made’

Listen to NPR’s “Dust-bin Bands” segment on 90’s Brooklyn duo Drink Me, the “dust-bin band” closest to my heart as well as my all-time favorite guitar-and-Fanta-bottle duo.

I consider myself fortunate to have seen them twice: first at Bloomfield Bridge Tavern in Pittsburgh and once more in a place called The Fez in Manhattan, where Jeff Buckley opened for them (I know). Mark Amft is alive and well and a high school teacher last I heard. Drink Me’s shtick is hard to describe but they sounded a little like Simon & Garfunkel with a sense of humor.

The term “Alternative” has never been properly applied in popular music. It should have been used to describe truly original artists like Drink Me.

“Ines” music video (most likely the only one they made):

 

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