Everett True

Why I Love Jonathan Richman (by Everett True)

When he sings, it’s OK to be male and sensitive again.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 472: Ronnie Spector (+ interview)

[Oh my god! Ronnie Spector is singing to me!]


Young Marble Giants – Colossal Youth (Domino reissue)

By Neil Kulkarni

 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

Riot Grrrl – the collected interviews

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

 Everett True

John Peel would have been 72 today

It feels like I miss him even more now then I did then. A rare kindred spirit.


Collapse Board: The First Year

We’re the Millwall of the Australian music media; no one likes us and we don’t care.

 Everett True

an interview with Chris Bailey (The Saints), conducted for All Times Through Paradise

Growing up in a big city, you’re tied to a scene. In the backwoods, you tend to be much more experimental.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 363: Supercluster (a love song to Athens GA, part one)

This sound is so glorious! It’s like if (early) B-52s and Pylon remained the best-known bands from Athens instead of … goddammit, what was that band’s name again? Coldplay?

 Everett True

Another One Of Those Days: Everett True’s July 2000 journal

I want a little glamour around my presence: glamour is the last thing I possess right now. I don’t know if I’ll ever recapture that mood again.