Video Premiere: Crazy & The Brains’ “Quincy” Sets a Trump Head On Fire


Brief but highly effective clip demonstrates just how flammable that haystack on the President-elect’s pointy head really is!

By Blurt Staff

Xylophone garage punks, Crazy & The Brains are currently in the studio with Pete Steinkopf of The Bouncing Souls finishing up their second full length LP. The new record finds the band exploring darker territories with an expanded sound having added new members to the group.  Meanwhile, they’ve got an awesome new video to share with us that, definitely not so coincidentally, arrives the day before the inauguration of Donald J. Trump. Check it out:

According to the band, “‘You Can Call Me Quincy’ is a 40 second song stylistically inspired by the NYC anti-folk scene where we got our start as 2 weirdos playing punk music on guitar and xylophone. The song is about letting go of pride and ego. The song is also a mock towards the idea of living life through a filter. It seems as if everyone wants to be perceived as perfect. This has become more important than honesty. That bothers me so I decided to poke fun at it.

“The video was filmed at our practice space/DIY music venue Funhouse located in Jersey City NJ. Long time friend  Jak Kerly of Shibby Pictures came up from Boston to direct the shoot. We met Jak at a squat house in Georgia while on tour. He has worked on music videos for fellow punk rockers Leftover Crack, Jeff Rosenstock, Daze n Daze and Mischief Brew. We hung out, drank some habanero sauce and set a Donald Trump head on fire. A fairly typical Friday evening for us.”

Crazy & The Brains play Knitting Factory Brooklyn  2/25 with Big D & The Kids Table.

Photo credit: Greg Pallante

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