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 Lee Adcock

NOTS – Cosmetic (Goner): The Analytic Approach

NOTS – Cosmetic (Goner): The Analytic Approach

“No novelty”, shouts Natalie Hoffman, lead singer and guitarist of Memphis punk band Nots, on their sophomore record Cosmetic. It’s one of the last tracks on the record, but it’s the one to reference in case someone wants to point out that this gang of four is “an all-girl band”. Carrie Brownstein has often stressed […]

 Lee Adcock

SOTD #712 – Hag Face

SOTD #712 – Hag Face

The very name should chill your bones. As your lips form the words, you should welcome the slight shudder that slips down your back. You should feel compelled to fear. You should embrace the fear. As you would with Satan, Voldemort, Napalm Death, or the Glow Cloud. O great conjurers, o great terrors of the […]

 Everett True

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

Grunge began in 1990 when my previous girlfriend broke my heart by leaving me for some bloke she met on a railway station in Germany. Grunge finished in 1996 when I met the woman who would become my future wife. (In between I went out with a woman who – by being my grunge girlfriend – […]

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In Photos: Mudhoney + feedtime + Gravel Samwidge @ The Zoo, 18.01.2014

In Photos: Mudhoney + feedtime + Gravel Samwidge @ The Zoo, 18.01.2014

Mudhoney play a Brisbane Big Day Out sideshow at The Zoo, with support from feedtime and Gravel Samwidge.

 Scott Creney

Deerhunter – Monomania (4AD)

Deerhunter – Monomania (4AD)

I don’t like praising records for their focus and consistency — makes me feel like I’m in a corporate boardroom or something.

 Scott Creney

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

It costs the same as 3 issues of Mojo, or 6 weeks’ worth of NME’s, and it’s a dozen times more likely to change your life.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 478: Coloured Balls

Dude. This is fucking nice. Brief, brutal and heavy as shit.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 431: Teeth (Rock Vs Cancer. Rock Wins.)

Bangs damn it, we would’a KILLED for music this focused, tightly coiled, back in 1990

 Everett True

Song of the day – 411: Shellshag

Damn, I have such a crush on their music right now.

 Everett True

the greatest song of the grunge era did not come from the States

WALLOW!!!!