I thought it’d be a good behind-the-scenes look at what goes on at Collapse Board
I used to despise the hippies, pretending to be so out there:
By Everett True, age 11
Let’s get leotarded, shall we?
I want to dance like Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps
fluttering wing-movements and stuttering synth breaks and fluting woodwind and those stunning voices
Julian says: “Everybody’s always like, ‘Oh yeah the music used to be better in the 80s’. No it fucking didn’t.” So what current bands are as good as The Fall, Joy Division, Buzzcocks, The Birthday Party or Dexy’s [sic] in their prime? Not to mention Blondie, Ramones, Jonathan Richman… (This comment originated on another post. I think it’s […]
Oh, Jonathan! This is so wonderful. An early (very different) recording of ‘The Morning Of Our Lives’. I’ve collected together a load of my writings about Jonathan from over the years over here.
In response to a request from a friend on Twitter, I’ve collected together some of my more recent writings about Jonathan. And from tomorrow, you can listen to an incredible early demo of ‘The Morning Of Our Lives’ over here. ——————————————————————————————————————————– (from Plan B #18, originally printed in The Stranger) I first heard Jonathan Richman […]