‘Beverly’ is total emotional obliteration. Turn up, switch off, cry, cry, cry.
Melbourne’s Super Wild Horses bring their Crosswords Album Tour to Brisbane’s Black Bear Lodge, with support from Day Ravies and The Kramers.
My internal douchebage disappears and are replaced by feelings of guilt, confusion and remorse as Super Wild Horses glide through their set.
I am now over men in dress-ups and edgy makeup singing about the devil an’ shit and thanking us for coming along tonight an’ here’s a song about dead things I have crafted just for you thanks again.
Super Wild Horses make me dance. All swinging shoulders and bouncy knees. Make me open the windows wide. Drink cheap booze and bomb hills on cardboard boxes. Make me think of my sweetheart. Make me sing along. Make me feel like I’m 15. Just drive-ins and scraped knees and fast guitars. Tappety drums and tambourines. […]
I’ve been meaning to link to this for a while.
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
I still write for a few other places. One of these is the excellent NYC femme-focused magazine, Bust, for which I write a regular column, Everett True and his First Ladies Of Rock, a short consumer guide look at some of the fine, unheralded, female-led bands around. I’ve been on at my contact at Bust […]
I’ve mulled and mulled over this. I want to include present-day Australian bands I love in this mini-series, otherwise it wouldn’t be representative – but I’ve already written about dozens here. I’ve written about Melbourne’s Super Wild Horses as well, but they have their debut album Fifteen out this week or something, so it seems […]
By Bangs, there’s so much great stuff out there waiting to be unearthed. A reader sent me the link through to this – primal garage rock, played just the way I like it. Vim, vigour, vitality, with viccisitude and a little bit of Bo Diddley, good and grungy (in the old-fashioned, 1988 Happy Mondays/1957 Johnny Burnette, […]