Originally Posted by low-tech
im not into his playing
there is a difference between playing what the song needs and being utterly forgetable. thats the way i feel towards him. its more like a robot playing for alot of thier songs. ive seen live solo footage and some jam footage and was like "where the hell did that come from!!", i was very impressed. so i think he showed too much restraint during songs, too much for my liking. after one hot minute i stopped listening altogether. blood sugar sex magic and mothers milk are the good releases, everything else, ill pass
on a sidenote John frusiante' older solo stuff is amazing, first 2 albums
He's just holding the beat, thats the drummers job. He's not supposed to be friggin all kicking drum ass and be sticking out. He's accenting the bass and playin funk.