As Jesse Pinkman once observed about the perils of dealing with Walter: “Whatever you think is supposed to happen, I’m telling you, the exact reverse opposite is going to happen.”
The Mats posting a 24 minute improvisational jazz piece called “Poke Me In My Cage” on SoundCloud and not letting anyone know about it would be the exact reverse opposite of what I thought they might do next, is my point. And yet here we are!
This was recorded when they were at Woolly Mammoth Sound in October, per the notes accompanying the ‘song’:
For your consideration.
Recorded at Woolly Mammoth Sound in Waltham,m MA on October 28, 2014
Engineered by David Minehan, assisted by Matt Jones
Written by Paul Westerberg & Tommy Stinson & Josh Freese
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