By Mac Double …Finally, I remember you from the (very) early 90s when I was reading both the Melody Maker & the NME quite religiously. (This passion of mine nearly ruined my mom but I told her it was good for my English. It was.) You made three consecutive Pastels releases the ‘MM’ single of the […]
From the Melody Maker wall, circa 1991 I seem to recall the main culprits behind this were Sally Margaret Joy and Caren Myers, possibly Carol Clerk as well. Doubtless inspired by the eloquently crushing humour of David “Mr Abusing” Stubbs. Pinned on the wall of my reviews desk one day. It looks to be inspired by […]
I stand in the middle of a baseball stadium somewhere in America and feel totally lost, totally depressed, totally overwhelmed
Everett True is famous for two things. He’s the last of the big personality journalists…
Bill Callahan is one of those musicians I always forget quite how much I like
During most of the 90s, Melody Maker was a law unto itself.
Pull up a chair, there won’t be a warmer sound for years.
“Dude! Oh my god! Urge Overkill’s here! They’re in the parking lot! They’re all out there! Come meet them!”
Engage, argue, inform, irritate … but above all entertain.
I was drunker than a barrelful of Graham Coxons