"It is veneer, rouge, aestheticism, art museums, new theaters, etc. that make America impotent. The good things are football, kindness, and jazz bands."
I’m all for mixing it up on an album, but I regret a band’s decision to add these little non-musical intros 100% of the time. Just put them on separate tracks and bleed the audio. Everything else is either an interruption because I have to skip the audio (RIP cassettes, I guess) not to mention the ramification of something like this coming up on a mix in a social setting.
On that second scenario, there’s at least a 50% chance the dialog causes a hipster popist to shout “What is this shit?” and in 10 seconds or less the entire room ends up shadow boxing to "Kids", or whatever the genres’s equivalent is this week. (This week, by the way, it’s this: