Ah-ha! It’s just as I suspected. I have this habit of trying to imagine songwriters through their lyrics – and especially in the car, where this side compartment in my imagination works on overdrive. Thus – there’s this one guy Brian Kelly, and he’s got this band So Cow, except in this case it isn’t […]
Here’s how it works. Grab my attention, and I’ll listen. Ten seconds, that’s normally all I need. How to grab my attention? I couldn’t say, and even if I could say I wouldn’t say cos that’d just be dumb and then there would just be some other whole new way of grabbing my attention in […]
Dude recommends me eight female-led bands from Barcelona. You think I’m not going to check out a tip like that? You crazy, crazy kid. First out the blocks is Me And The Bees. The name must’ve got me, or something. (Damn. I passed over “All female band. They sound like Raincoats or Malaria singing traditional Spanish […]
What would Craig Montgomery say?
Thought I’d upload a couple of songs onto YouTube.
Bands rooted in genuine friendship, with a great minimal garage sound. Inventive, disruptive, tied only by the understanding that the more basic you keep it the more freedom you have. In every respect.
I used to love their scratchy, fragile, poignant, personal music. They always seemed like scurrying little creatures bringing light to the deepest shadows.
Hello from Olympia, WA – 2: Morgan And The Organ Donors, Hooded Hags + The Maxines, live at the Midnight Sun
I like a band that takes the time to dress up, it makes them seem cohesive and prepared.
It’s rare that hearing a new song will start me crying.
Riot Grrrl is a myriad of contradictions. And that’s to the good.