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 Everett True

excerpt from an email to Vincent Vanoli, illustrator

I thought it’d be a good behind-the-scenes look at what goes on at Collapse Board

 Everett True

Song of the day – 388: Jonathan Richman & The Modern Lovers

I used to despise the hippies, pretending to be so out there:

 Everett True

Imagine if Beat Happening had sold 30 million copies, not Nevermind

By Everett True, age 11

 Tamsin

6 Favourite Musical Things in 6 Months Jan-July 2011

Choral music. Screaming. The other theme for me so far this year, has been female rap.

 LewisG

The Wave Pictures – Beer In The Breakers (Moshi Moshi)

Anyway, I gave André the CD. Nothing ever comes of giving people your CD. Nobody ever contacts you.

 Everett True

15 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 13.05.11 – 21.05.11

Let’s get leotarded, shall we?

 Everett True

I want to dance like Jonathan Richman

I want to dance like Jonathan Richman

I want to dance like Gene Vincent and his Blue Caps

 Everett True

Song of the day – the Top 40

fluttering wing-movements and stuttering synth breaks and fluting woodwind and those stunning voices

 Everett True

eight ‘classic’ bands… a rejoinder

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 […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 212: Jonathan Richman

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.