Everett True

Another news story predicting the demise of the NME

I admire Krissi’s self-belief and her lack of perspective: it’s what always kept me strong during my U.K. music press years.

 Everett True

PhD research issue #3. You write to make an impact: A tribute to Steven Wells (re-post)

Engage, argue, inform, irritate … but above all entertain.

 Everett True

One-word reviews? Here are 20 more

Witness, and pay tribute at the throne of the One, the Only, the True Word.


NME introduces the one-word music review

As noted in last Thursday’s post, veteran music rag Spin has pronounced the traditional album review dead.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 420: Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike

Trixie’s Big Red Motorbike were so twee they were beyond twee.

 Everett True

Riot Grrrl – the collected interviews

Riot Grrrl is a myriad of contradictions. And that’s to the good.

 Everett True

True on Morley

The commentary around the article is frequently more consequential than the article itself.

 Everett True

15 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 09.09.11 – 15.09.11

This isn’t a gig, it’s a communion.

 Everett True

the editor of the NME reacts to the news PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the Mercury Prize twice

And then we all wake up and wonder where the art of genuine protest has gone.

 Everett True

12 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 18.08.11 – 25.08.11

It was all about one album this week.