Scott Creney

Washed Out – Within And Without (Sub Pop)

Music to make out to, I suppose. A collegiate version of Norah Jones.

 Ben Green

A Letter to Rocking Horse

That difference is the difference between a music industry and a music community.

 Everett True

10 REVIEWS OF THE NEW CULTS ALBUM – 1: in real time

Wouldn’t it be so great if something so obviously corporate-backed and hipster-fed turned out to be amazing after all?

 Scott Creney

The Wussification of Indie Rock (it’s all Pavement’s fault)

A band like Arcade Fire has a hell of a lot more in common with Katy Perry than it does with Daniel Johnston.

 Everett True

Everett True in the UK, part two – London

“I didn’t listen to pop music growing up,” he reveals. “If I listened to music, it would be something classical”

 Everett True

Classic quotes from the Australian street press – 4: Animal Collective*

This would actually be a pretty neat way of damning a band with faint praise, except – uh – that’s clearly not the intention

 Everett True


This is a show I most thoroughly recommend. Although I would hasten to add that Brisbane’s The Lost Domain are far fucking superior to any of the bands mentioned in the “press release” below

 Everett True

One-minute reviews – 6: Kittie, The Very Best, Panther, El Perro Del Mar

Back, due to no demand at all. “The new low in music criticism” (trademark pending). You can be brief. You can be brutal. But can you cut the mustard when there’s only 60 seconds on the clock and you’ve never listened to the album before? Kittie – In The Black Never realised before that listening […]