The Algebra Of Need

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The human situation is an uncomfortable equation
punctuated by joy and despair 

Maybe I don't need a lover
why don't we just use each other?

in essence life is based on those we allow around us
how we react to each other feed off each other

do you listen? do i listen?

My psychotic inspiration, a murderous muse,
Uninterrupted, unwilling to move

Trashes everything she owns
She'll try to fry h(y)er mind

we can make our lives and those of others better
or we can make 'em worse, it's a choice

you don't listen. i don't listen.

A metal screen divides illusion from reality
Woven tight to ensure it holds

Black, Red, Blue, the same hue
Just given a different name

irrigated fields won't yield a single green dollar
i can(t) be content while you live in misery

i won't listen. why do you listen?


from Liquor Store, released October 21, 2014



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Sterile Jets Long Beach, California

Long Beach California's Sterile Jets are intent on confronting the tortured dynamic of modern America with unflinching honesty and an exceptional mash up of rhythm, noise and melody. They draw on elements that include post rock, stoner punk, art punk and old school heavy metal and add a dollop of lyrical inspiration from Beat writers like William S. Burroughs and LA's own Charles Bukowski. ... more

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