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 Everett True

Song of the day – 78: Blurt

Man alive, this band were scary, and a riot to dance to, live. Blurt. Blurt. Blurt. Blurt means Blurt means Blurt means Blurt means. You can find more information here. Main man Ted Milton is still releasing fascinating stuff, last I listened (couple of years ago). Oh, and here’s something I wrote about a Blurt […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 44: 雅だよ雅

Someone linked me to this on Facebook, thus proving that 1) I’m ridiculously easy to please and 2) My taste is way predictable. I mean, this stuff is marvellous – like the exact middle-ground between Bikini Kill and my fearsomely competent noise sweethearts Afrirampo, only not quite so. I don’t understand what’s going on here […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 23: Bikini Kill

It came on my iTunes at random while I was riding on the 380 bus home and literally figuratively beautifully spine-tinglingly metaphorically stupidly wantonly mind-bustingly… made me glad it had. And let’s not forget these couple of conversations about Riot Grrrl here, and here.

 Everett True

Letters from Rosie 4

…today, I found this. Bikini Kill archive. Maybe Kathleen’s making a documentary – which would be awesome. Riot Grrrl has been so important to me, but I never saw Bikini Kill live or even owned a fanzine. Why does it mean so much to me? I was thinking about it the other day in the […]

 Everett True

Letters from Rosie 2

Hey J, I WANT to know what you think about certain records, because I’m INTERESTED in what you personally think. Our interests may be esoteric, but because of the democratising power of the internet, that doesn’t seem to matter anymore. I wanted to know if you’ve heard the new Gossip record, or what you make of the Beth Ditto […]