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 Everett True

Song of the day – 627: Kim Deal

Song of the day – 627: Kim Deal

Never venture out without your Breeders security blanket.

 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.

 Mike Turner

2012 & the Abysmal Company You Kept

Dum Dum Girls had a massive year — the Coke Zero of the indie world. You know, same taste as the original formula but not as filling.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 488: Local Girls

This Local Girls music is edgy and a little challenging

 Everett True

The sacred cows of indie music – 4: Pixies

You’d think people had never encountered dynamics in rock music before.

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Oh well, whatever, etc

I was a little underwhelmed. It was so clean, to start with. What was with all those pop hooks?

 Scott Creney

Exclusive to Collapse Board – Greil Marcus Ponders Better Than Ezra

The #1 song on modern rock radio that day was ‘Lightning Crashes’ by a Pennsylvania band called Live.

 Scott Creney

Various – Rave On Buddy Holly (Hear Music)

Dignity is just an obstacle that keeps you from reaching your full commercial potential.

 Lucy

Kristin Hersh – Paradoxical Undressing

Kristin Hersh – Paradoxical Undressing

She writes of being haunted by songs, battered and tormented and bullied until she can get them down and safe. It’s not craft, it’s alchemy.

 Everett True

Everett True’s List of 10 Things from 2010

The problem with Brisbane appears to be an overload of the creative process: there are too many folk being creative and not enough people satisfied with being consumers