Everett True

Song of the day – 300: The Clean (mini-live review)

I doubt if there’s a single person here who undervalues The Clean’s beauty, their vivid guitar storms punctuated by trebly guitar excess and bursts of down-home, deprecating humour.

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Collective nouns for rock fans

Everyone needs to release their inner James Lawton sometimes

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Song of the day – 283: Vivian Girls (free download)

Vivian Girls are the guv’nesses, same way Ramones were once the guv’ners.

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Everett True’s summer femme-pop mix: the videos

I’ve been meaning to link to this for a while.

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five more reasons why I’m still cooler than you

I’ve had too much coffee.

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Song of the day – 229: Shannon And The Clams

This shit from Oakland CA is off the hook!


The Fresh And Onlys – Play It Strange (In The Red)

Little things can make a big difference. Sometimes, it’s the difference between loving something and thinking it’s just OK. Or thinking it’s OK and hating it.

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my iTunes Top 20, week ending 17.09.10

I’m only including one track per album (aside from the omnipresent Bluebeat 45s, from which I’ve drawn three) as to do otherwise would unbalance the entire chart. This isn’t accurate by any means, and complete omits any listening that takes place (for example) at the office, on the bus, in the car, on vinyl, in […]

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Everett True and his First Ladies Of Rock

I still write for a few other places. One of these is the excellent NYC femme-focused magazine, Bust, for which I write a regular column, Everett True and his First Ladies Of Rock, a short consumer guide look at some of the fine, unheralded, female-led bands around. I’ve been on at my contact at Bust […]

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my newest pop crush

I want to be upfront about this. I can’t get this song out my head, and I don’t want to either. It’s absolutely competing with ‘Crazy In Love’ and ‘Dumplins’ for my Song of the Year right now. Oh, and I guess with the albums by Woom and Neverever and Best Coast and…