‘Slug Solos’ imagines a world where rock stars play giant slugs

This is art.


Miles Klee

Internet Culture

Published Jul 30, 2014   Updated May 30, 2021, 8:53 pm CDT

In what is surely the finest use of Photoshop to date, a Scotland-based fellow named Michael is curating an esoteric single-serving Tumblr called “Slug Solos.” 

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The blog succeeds on the strength of one brilliant insight: “Some guitarists’ solo faces look like they’ve just realised they’re holding giant slug creatures.”

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via slugsolos.tumblr.com

After careful study, we’d be willing to argue that this formula is as sound as the theory of gravity, or at least evolution. Meanwhile, “slug rock” is certain to become a hot new hipster-approved subgenre any moment now—so keep your ear to the sidewalk.

Photo via slugsolos.tumblr.com

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*First Published: Jul 30, 2014, 3:38 pm CDT