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 Everett True

Song of the day – 114: Los Saicos

As someone wrote on YouTube underneath this clip, “Everything we used to know about rock and roll is false”. What can I say? Until a couple of hours I didn’t have the slightest idea who Peruvian underground 60s garage group Los Saicos were. Now, I can’t even begin to imagine how I got this far […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 73: Broken Spells

Another group who’ve contacted me because of the Lust-Cats post. Shit, I ain’t complaining. There’s always room on top for one more nasty, stripped-bare garage band versed in the lessons of the blues wailers and a love for reverb. Two or three decades back, you’d know that these Provo dudes’ main source would be Monks […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 42: Velociraptor

There’s a dinosaur exhibition down the Science Museum on the Southbank: and Isaac’s favourite part of it is the video of the dinosaurs singing, “Danger, danger/Velociraptor/Danger, danger/He’s got the hook claw”. Now I have no way of ascertaining whether this song was a formative influence upon the frenzied scenes of chaos and surf rock magic […]