"Our Fortress of Solitude? Um, it's like, this really obscure place. You've probably never heard of it."
Well they just started their tour, but apparently needed a bassist. While they likely considered hanging around the Apple store and picking one at random, at the end of the day there was really only one clear choice:
|Have you seen all his movies?|
No seriously though. That wasn't my punchline. They chose Michael Cera. He played with them to open the tour and is apparently staying on. But see, I get what's going on here. This is an ironic commentary on their own hipster irony-- some kind of meta indie-bomb, dropped to out-irony us all.
In any case, people who were actually there reviewed him as "technically proficient enough to play." Yikes. Now they've gone and made him feel bad.
I have to admit it though-- I'm looking forward to hearing from this band.
You know, like, ironically.
From before they joined forces: