I’m a little confused here. I have The Shivas’ Whiteout and it sounds… no, not sludgy. It sounds like many other things of its time (2013). (Hint: it’s post-Vivian Girls.) There’s little wrong with it, aside from the fact if you’re gonna do these girl-pop harmonies then you might as well have a girl singing […]
Collapse Board: we’re just happy to serve.
What’s cool? Chain & The Gang’s new album, In Cool Blood, might help us to answer this question.
And now I’ve found this, and I’m more than happy. For this is how I remember Olympia, WA. Ask any of my old friends. Magical.
Bubblegum pop with a sharp tongue that tells of wet dreams and surf paradises
More punk than you’ll ever be, punk.
This song used to haunt my drunken waking moments.
The deep bass throb of ‘Unfortunate Friends’ is the one that I really dig, but I can’t find the video – so trust me, or buy the album or something and find out for yourselves.
Oh man. I never realised. I’m not sure how I never realised. Maybe I did realise, but I plumb forgot. After all, when I first travelled out to Olympia in ’89 I’m fairly sure that I purchased every cassette Calvin Johnson had then released on his K label (privilege of being a staff writer, and […]