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 Everett True

The return of Everett True | 47. Perera Elsewhere

The return of Everett True | 47. Perera Elsewhere

I like this description. I think it must be from the press release, it’s popped up in so many reviews. The 12-track Everlast focuses on “the corruption of organized religion, gender discrimination and technological advancements leading to human over-dependence”. I like this a lot. I like the album even more. It has an unsettling, darkly […]

 Darragh Murray

Yo La Tengo @ The Zoo, Brisbane – 11.03.2014

Yo La Tengo @ The Zoo, Brisbane – 11.03.2014

Words: Darragh Murray Photos: Mino Peric There’s a brief moment between ‘Before We Run’ and ‘Deeper Into the Movies’ when I start to feel all tingly-like, strange and light. If you’ve listened to enough music, you’ll probably know what I’m talking about. It’s that familiar but often elusive feeling of pure engagement, that deep emotional […]

 Everett True

Christopher J. Ott | The other Guv’ner

Christopher J. Ott | The other Guv’ner

You want to get paid for music writing? You’re pretty soon going to find out that you are in a world that has nothing to do with music or writing. It’s about executing PR campaigns.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 629: Ruby Pins

Song of the day – 629: Ruby Pins

I’m just trying to capture a mood, a nagging insistence.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 626: Courtney Barnett

Song of the day – 626: Courtney Barnett

I actually thought that great Australian music begins and ends with the twin cultural hotspots of Hobart and Brisbane

 Everett True

Song of the day – 622: Chastity Belt

Song of the day – 622: Chastity Belt

Perhaps the editors at BuzzFeed really do believe that Chastity Belt thought their photograph was in some way alluring, you know… sexy?

 Scott Creney

John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts (Bella Union)

John Grant – Pale Green Ghosts (Bella Union)

Pale Green Ghosts is an album as diverse and hilarious, as dying and alive, as life itself. What more could you ask for? Prior approval? Grow up. The music world is a lot bigger than Pitchfork, and there are far more interesting journeys to go on than the path from a publicist’s e-mail to a writer’s inbox.

 Everett True

DO YOU WANT WORK EXPERIENCE WITH COLLAPSE BOARD?

DO YOU WANT WORK EXPERIENCE WITH COLLAPSE BOARD?

Working at Collapse Board isn’t all writing about bands no one’s heard of, not getting sent albums and being refused places on guest lists. Sometimes we get abused as “boring, self satisfied hipster cunts” too

 Everett True

That In Utero memo | An outraged* reader responds

Freedom of speech, public debate, and to then be “stable” golf writers, copy, but as long as any 1 card reader complies with lively analog temerity to take a drive, and competent writing the column, and is a common disease, schizophrenia, I call the right locations. Damn green iguana.

 Everett True

That In Utero memo Google-translated into Haitian Creole, Russian, Welsh, Esperanto, Icelandic and back again into English

Make more sense now?

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