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 Lee Adcock

NOTS – Cosmetic (Goner): The Analytic Approach

NOTS – Cosmetic (Goner): The Analytic Approach

“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 […]

 Alexis Late

The Julie Ruin – Hit Reset (Hardly Art)

The Julie Ruin – Hit Reset (Hardly Art)

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 […]

 Everett True

The original transcript of The Guardian Kathleen Hanna interview

The original transcript of The Guardian Kathleen Hanna interview

Running meant we thought we were worth saving. That’s why the record is called Run Fast.

 Scott Creney

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

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.

 Everett True

Apropos of nothing, here’s a list of 20+ protest songs

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.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 464: Kate Nash

Some folk may contend she’s been hanging out with the wrong people recently. Not from where I’m sitting.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 442: Clag (something wonderful from the 90s)

With its impromptu gargling and glugging, ‘Goldfish’ is a classic of its kind.

 Bianca Valentino

Kathleen Hanna – The Collapse Board Interview

Kathleen Hanna – The Collapse Board Interview

“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.”

 Everett True

Fucking love punk rock sometimes. Fucking love feminism sometimes. Fucking love YouTube sometimes.

“Revolt in Russia – the charisma of protest/Revolt in Russia, Putin’s got scared!”

 Bianca Valentino

Kate Nash – The Collapse Board Interview

“The music that I listen to, I feel like it’s really something that saves me. It’s escapism. It’s comfort.”

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