"At the end of the day, the Internet is all about whatever kind of pornography you happen to be interested in. For me, it was record porn; if I only knew how accessible all those records would ultimately become."
Damian Abraham of Fucked Up, among the musicians Pitchfork asked to talk about their first and enduring experiences with the internet.
Also interviewed for the feature are Brian King of Japandroids, Conrad Keely of ... Trail Of Dead, Marnie Stern, Owen Pallett, Caribou's Dan Snaith, Flying Lotus, Avey Tare of Animal Collective and Bob Mould. Marissa Nadler recalls using the internet to track down Guns 'N' Roses and Led Zeppelin tablature, while Swans' Thor Harris was delighted to discover eBay as a treasure trove of nineteenth-century woodworking tools from around the globe.