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'A confusing unrestful world' | an encounter with Slum of Legs

'A confusing unrestful world' | an encounter with Slum of Legs

By Alexis Late Photo by David McNamee A good friend who keeps her finger on the pulse on all things Riot Grrrl related, its various incarnations since its initial explosion in the early 90s, alerted me to the online presence of a label called Tuff Enuff records, based in Brighton and the spawn of, in […]

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The return of Everett True | 141. The Ethical Debating Society

The return of Everett True | 141. The Ethical Debating Society

Time passes. Music is for everyone. Music is for inspiration. Music is passion. Music is everyone. Music is fire. Music is life. Music is change. Music is motivation. Music is magic. Music is. Music is unsettling. Music is anger. Music is a rhythm. Music is. The finest song on the debut album New Sense from The Ethical Debating Society […]

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What I did tonight instead of going to see The Veronicas play live

What I did tonight instead of going to see The Veronicas play live

I thanked whatever Lady you would like me to thank that I’m still blessed with some taste. I missed Hinds (I didn’t miss Hinds – I saw Hinds). But I missed Hinds. I stared blankly into blank inner space. I cheered myself for reaching a rating of 1500 on chess.com. I deleted someone from my […]

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The return of Everett True | 73. Sleater-Kinney

The return of Everett True | 73. Sleater-Kinney

So how does Everett True feel about the news Sleater-Kinney has reformed, you may be asking yourself. 1. Everett True does not like the idea of bands – especially bands rooted in righteous fire and energy – getting back together, per se. Often, Everett True feels, the motivating factor is lack of inspiration, drive or money. […]

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The return of Everett True | 21. The Ethical Debating Society

The return of Everett True | 21. The Ethical Debating Society

Well why not, I thought to myself. Why, well not express appreciation for anger and determination and fire and verve well expressed. Well, why not express appreciation for a voice that – man it could knock those seagulls down from those gutters where they spend their time plotting against those without helmets, such is its […]

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The original transcript of The Guardian Kathleen Hanna interview

The original transcript of The Guardian Kathleen Hanna interview

Running meant we thought we were worth saving. That’s why the record is called Run Fast.

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Song of the day – 651: Woolf

Song of the day – 651: Woolf

How the FUCK is any of this a put-down? This is Wire first album great.

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We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk

We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk

If a white man advertised for white bassist that would be seen as racist. Well, yeah it would, and they do.

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Song of the day – 607: The Julie Ruin

Song of the day – 607: The Julie Ruin

The main vocal is great on this song, but it’s the laconic harmonies that make it. The use of silence. The clipped guitar solos.

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Song of the day – 598: Dogtower

Song of the day – 598: Dogtower

Sleater-Kinney with a sense of humour but no loss of girl-girl power

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