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 Everett True

the song that changed my life

Sub Pop even released my version as a seven-inch, the worst-selling on the label

 Everett True

Pop music vs the ‘classic’ Australian Top 10

Pop music that shits all over the tired, tepid male rock posturing of the other nine videos from a wonderfully giddy height.

 Scott Creney

The Wussification of Indie Rock (it’s all Pavement’s fault)

A band like Arcade Fire has a hell of a lot more in common with Katy Perry than it does with Daniel Johnston.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 311: Tad

My main man. Tad Doyle.

 Everett True

eight ‘classic’ bands… a rejoinder

Julian says: “Everybody’s always like, ‘Oh yeah the music used to be better in the 80s’. No it fucking didn’t.” So what current bands are as good as The Fall, Joy Division, Buzzcocks, The Birthday Party or Dexy’s [sic] in their prime? Not to mention Blondie, Ramones, Jonathan Richman… (This comment originated on another post. I think it’s […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 259: Unnatural Helpers

The name of the album is Cracked Love & Other Drugs. The name of the band is Unnatural Helpers.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 223: Mindy Misty

Grunge. Done badly, it’s horrendous. (I was going to link to a Silverchair video here, but thought better of it.)

 Everett True

Song of the day – 165: The Black Angels

Holy Bangs, but they get it. Many bands have tried to use Spaceman 3, or perhaps 13th Floor Elevators, as a leaping off point. They all fucking miss it. Almost every single one. Indeed, just about the last band I caught that did get it was Queens Of The Stone Age, circa their first album. […]