I sat in a convivial pub the other night as around me convivial sorts chattered and laughed. I could barely hear a word. Every so often, the sound of what appeared to be a band tuning up threatened to break down even that little of my personal space. I do not need, not REQUIRE an […]
Many years ago, a great schism occurred in the history of popular music. As amps got louder and concerts got bigger, new groups responded by creating a heavier kind of music that relied on sheer sonic power as opposed to the lighter sounds of early sixties pop. Rock music broke away from pop and in […]
I’m going for the obvious one here, not the one that sounds a little like ‘House Of The Rising Sun’ and a little like bad Gaga. And not the one that rather lazily references the Illuminati, spoiling what otherwise would be a corking good dance track. (It’s a bit ‘Vogue’, but damn – you think […]
Look at all the comments underneath this video. Most every single one is pitting her against another female rapper – usually Nicki Minaj or Iggy Azalea. Or perhaps Brooke Candy. Lady Gaga, even. Like there really isn’t room for more than one female in rap or hip-hop or pop music, whatever you want to call it. […]
Photography: Ebony Rose
Words and photography: Everett True She is my new God. She understands that at the core we are all lonely, we are all lost and searching for meaning, however fleeting. She is willing to embody that meaning. She knows at heart we are all lost, bewildered children searching for the ultimate heavy metal lick. She […]
Sometimes, the concept is enough in itself. My head is still reeling from being around the psychedelic fountain.
The top two percent of indie music history is remembered and the median is just disregarded.
I drew the line at coprophilia.
If Nicki Minaj wasn’t appearing to simultaneously appeal to primary school children and your lap dance-loving dad, she could be a role model for rebellion with her penchant for swearing like her breath depended on it. She sounds hardcore. She looks I-Don’t-Even-Wanna-Know-What-Core.