“No novelty”, shouts Natalie Hoffman, lead singer and guitarist of Memphis punk band Nots, on their sophomore record Cosmetic. It’s one of the last tracks on the record, but it’s the one to reference in case someone wants to point out that this gang of four is “an all-girl band”. Carrie Brownstein has often stressed […]
By Alexis Late Sometimes I don’t feel like being challenged by music. I want to escape into the wistful longing of Frankie Cosmos, or swim in the gentle heartbreak of Waxahatchee. I close my eyes and wallow in the miserable beauty that infuses in me like a mellowing tea. Each song is a sliver of […]
Running meant we thought we were worth saving. That’s why the record is called Run Fast.
It costs the same as 3 issues of Mojo, or 6 weeks’ worth of NME’s, and it’s a dozen times more likely to change your life.
Week 2 of my lectures in Creative Performer 2 at QUT. Persuasion, propaganda, attempt to change the status quo. And that’s just my teaching style.
Some folk may contend she’s been hanging out with the wrong people recently. Not from where I’m sitting.
With its impromptu gargling and glugging, ‘Goldfish’ is a classic of its kind.
“It doesn’t matter what you do, if you’re not a straight white male you’re going to get more harshly criticised than other people so you might as well just do whatever the fuck you want.”
“Revolt in Russia – the charisma of protest/Revolt in Russia, Putin’s got scared!”
“The music that I listen to, I feel like it’s really something that saves me. It’s escapism. It’s comfort.”