When I heard ‘Perfume For Now’, I took to Twitter with the words “Song of the year in February? Maybe.” Angered girlish squeals and powerful raging screamed words spat out in the direction of the lyrics’ target. “Frying slowly in butter and fate / Take it take it take it take it- it’s a hunt.” […]
Some music gets it. Some music doesn’t get it. This gets it. The above song by Skating Polly reminds me more of Throwing Muses than the usual comparison points thrown their way. Wait a moment, please. These stepsisters have released three albums, and the three albums vary a fair whack and so I don’t want […]
It’s a thin line. I’m not sure I want to quantify it; I have a feeling it keeps moving. Association. That’s what I’d like to talk about here. No, not association. The way the line keeps moving. I’m not the person I was in 1993. I am the person I was. I’m not the person […]
Grunge began in 1990 when my previous girlfriend broke my heart by leaving me for some bloke she met on a railway station in Germany. Grunge finished in 1996 when I met the woman who would become my future wife. (In between I went out with a woman who – by being my grunge girlfriend – […]
I keep telling folk bribery will work. I have no idea why people don’t listen. Failing that, try flattery. Make sure it’s sincere, though. Cue a message left on Twitter*. Mr. Thackray may tear us apart. But perception of a man who percepts so well is recognition enough. This new Song of the Day sounds […]
All in all, cool show. What is all worth it? Sure, ’cause I got in for free.
Everett True is famous for two things. He’s the last of the big personality journalists…
This could be Screamin’ Jay lost without a Cajun swamp to hide in.
People are re-evaluating Nirvana again, it being the 20th anniversary of the Olympia WA group’s third and final album In Utero. Here’s my contribution.
Collapse Board’s Ben Green speaks to You Am I’s Andy Kent about the band’s past and its claim on the present.