‘Not afraid to be vulnerable, and all the stronger for it’ | a review of the new Courtney Love single
Every now and then, Collapse Board knocks one out of the park. Last night I responded to a friend request on Facebook and received a sweet thank-you note. So having already checked out my respondent’s Facebook feed and noting she is interested in the new Courtney Love song, I ask her if she would care to […]
Live Through This came out 21 years ago – so here are 21 great Courtney Love songs released post-Celebrity Skin*
I’m going to preface this entry with a comment someone left on something I wrote about The Drones a while back. Yeah, I like the Drones but their songs depict the world as a cold, uncaring, violent place and people associate that with authenticity. One review says Gareth Liddiard, “tells it like it is.” But […]
Words: Virginia Henslizley Photography: Everett True The mere thought of seeing Courtney Love live has me reverting. Reverting to the days of desertion at my familial home on the Sunshine Coast in which I’d spend afternoons post-school visiting forums defending Courtney Love from the erroneous lashings of Cobain worshippers. Statistically, those protective of Love were […]
Everett True details what he did tonight instead of watching dad rock revival band Arctic Monkeys. I thought how much I hate the concept of indie bands playing arenas, and wondered whether I’d ever seen a decent one. (Answer: yes. Several times.) I performed on stage in a lecture theatre, spinning a web of myth […]
Would I take drugs with Sky Ferreira? Of course I fucking would.
Night Time, My Time is fantastic. A lifetime of bad ideas that turns into good ideas in the context of music. I like the new M.I.A. album. I respect the new Laurel Halo album. I’m falling in love with the new Sky Ferreira album.
Everett True is famous for two things. He’s the last of the big personality journalists…
Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.
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?