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How Was I Supposed To Know That Instrumental Band Was Racist?!

Oh, dude! You’ve gotta check out this band I discovered. I just started listening to them. They came up on Spotify after I was listening to my instrumental playlist. They’re so sick! I’d even say they’re my new favorite band. You’re gonna love them! Wait, what? What do you mean they’re racist? Well how the hell was I supposed to know that?!

Seriously, how was I supposed to know? Their song came on randomly and I thought it sounded cool. It was kinda folksy and atmospheric. A little Americana sounding. But not in a “Make Americana Great Again” kind of way. I didn’t even know that was a thing. I just thought it was ambient!

So what about the band name? What’s wrong with “Delta Fate?” Or maybe it was “Pelvic Gate.” Wait, let me look at that playlist. Okay, it was “Celtic Hate.” Oh no.

Of course, I haven’t seen the album cover! I didn’t even know the band’s name. Maybe I saw a tiny little itty bitty thumbnail of it for a second. It looked kinda like an asterisk or something on the cover. Something you’d see on like a Red Hot Chili Peppers album. Well, if you say so, I can give it a closer look. Yeah, that’s an Iron Cross, isn’t it?

What do I do?! I feel terrible. Should I write up an apology? And who do I make it out to? Do I tweet it? Maybe we just don’t tell anyone. Oh God, I haven’t even looked at my Spotify wrapped yet. I hope this doesn’t show up on it.