Primus drew from the spirit rather than the sound of Zappa. Its bass-propelled funk-metal twitched and tweaked like rhythmic disorders, as Les Claypool used his goofy voice and abstract lyrical one-liners to undercut everything with an insane humor. Like Zappa, Claypool broached political topics with abstract commentary, creating fictional characters as his vehicle.
The bizarre accompanying video, which features the band members in plastic, cartoon cowboy outfits, certainly provides few clues. Claypool is kitted out in pig suit and tuxedo for the "Mr. Krinkle" video, encouraging interpretative speculation and defying common sense.
Zappa's polemical zaniness is evident in Primus' more coherent songs, too. Each uses quirky images that speak to Claypool's imaginative eccentricity. Primus also promoted an endearing strain of self-deprecating humor that contrasted with the egocentrism of many of its peers. From its catchphrase "Primus Sucks! Irreverent humor and an ironic fascination with doo-wop were but two of the features that Mr.
Bungle shared with its spiritual mentor, Frank Zappa. Both acts drew from imaginations that could not be contained, and both applied virtuoso musicianship to a song-craft that made stylistic juxtaposition ironic and evocative.
Adopting its moniker from an old children's cartoon character, Mr. Bungle had the anarchic spirit of children and the sharp vision of avant-gardist adults. Like the neo-hippy jam bands, Mr. Bungle created alternative fantasy worlds through improvisational adventures. Unlike those bands, the cinematic sound-scapes that emanated from its instruments cast visions of Fellini freaks and David Lynch psychotics. Its metal-rooted carnie evocations were beautifully grotesque, suggesting a modern-day musical rendition of Antonin Artaud's "Theatre of Cruelty".
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