So what does this tell us? That I still have a musical bone in my body? That we all reference from the familiar? That nothing is new? To my mind, it’s all about telling something true. And therein lies the spark.
Seweeeet!!! Thought stuff like this had died and gone to the pub. A rough jewel of integrity in a sea of overproduction and hype. ‘course they’ll never ‘get’ anywhere – and therein lies their beauty. Made my day. Thanks fir that. Thanks indeed.
This is what it feels like to be alive in 2012 — connected to everything and more isolated than ever.
These are in order of estimated plays because, bugger it, today music IS a competition.
Last year was sensational for music. This year was even more sensational.
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.
The craziest, most brilliantly unafraid two songs I’ve heard from Australia all year. No, fuck Australia. Anywhere.
Just do me a favor and don’t count.
This song is more infectious than Jeff Goldblum’s laptop in Independence Day
A little early, perhaps … but there’s always so much great music around the difficulty is documenting it all, giving it a fair shake. DISCLAIMER 1 This is a random list – influenced by the heat today, and the lecture I just gave in Creative Writing, and the fact my PhD thesis continues to loom, […]