Originally run on PennyBlackMusic. Interview and feature by David McNamee in Hull, who later (briefly) became editor of Plan B Magazine. WHATEVER HAPPENED TO THE MUSIC PRESS? It died a death. After reading Laura Branch’s recent interview with Alexander Bailey of the indie label Radio Khartoum, I was reconciled to the notion of label as auteur. […]
A response to ‘For Whatever Reason’ | A photograph of Plan B and Careless Talk Costs Lives magazines from 2001-2009
My Facebook feed has been full of commentary following my repost of Annie Gardiner’s excellent ‘For Whatever Reason…’ (Access) (an installation of copies of NME magazine from 1989-2008). My response is above (the piles lying: male-female-both). This, I feel is WAY more representative of music being made during the 2000s than that piles of NMEs. But who […]
Never venture out without your Breeders security blanket.
This is the cold moonlight, the guitar picking out gentle beauty amid the red sky’s forked lightning.
Another ancient interview with Yeah Yeah Yeahs. This one was their first ever cover story. Thought you might enjoy reading this as well.
You’re like the violent interviewer. The Hannibal Lector of interviews. Did you see that scuffle?
SPONTANEITY! SPONTANEITY! That’s what is central to all the greatest rock’n’roll and THAT’S WHY the Yeah Yeah mother-fucking Yeahs are so vital and the (spit) mother-fucking Vines are just sheep’s turds dressed up in your momma’s glad rags. Fuckheads.
We’re the Millwall of the Australian music media; no one likes us and we don’t care.
I want a little glamour around my presence: glamour is the last thing I possess right now. I don’t know if I’ll ever recapture that mood again.
“There is a prostitute in all of us…”
I sure as fuck would not be giving you the full Monty if I didn’t link you to these three sites. Each supplies a different Dirtbombs mix.