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 LewisG

Collapse Board manifesto: The Pervert

It’s this insecurity with my place in the world that leads me to hang on to culture like a bible

 LewisG

Women Should Be In Charge: Flame Proof Moth @ ICA, London, 20.05.11

Proper blues music is simple, heartfelt songs about real and universal experiences — blokes and lasses singing about the letter they just received, the bottle of whisky they just downed and gave them a sore head, or the lover who just left them.

 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.

 LewisG

Crystal Stilts + Comet Gain @ Cargo, London, 30.03.11

Crystal Stilts are exactly the kind of establishment vehicle that will drive rock’n’roll into the abyss of bourgeois vanity at 130 beats per minute.

 LewisG

Kurt Vile – Smoke Ring For My Halo (Matador)

I’d sooner listen to Kurt doing 10 versions of the same song that 90 per cent of whatever they play on the radio.

 LewisG

within the NME, part 1

Yet another band whose sole reason for forming was to parade around in funky sunglasses at summer festivals.

 LewisG

ATP curated by Godspeed You! Black Emperor, 03-05.12.10 (live review)

When GY!BE morphed half an hour of introductory drones into set opener ‘East Hastings’, it was the nearest thing to being teleported to a strange place without swallowing a piece of blotter paper