It keeps coming back to nostalgia. It’s less the wallowing in it than trying to understand it. Is it a natural part of the ageing process or is it a commercial construct? It’s a slow creep, something that’s getting worse, and yet something that I don’t feel wholly responsible for or in control of. It’s […]
The Flaming Lips perform The Soft Bulletin at Fortitude Music Hall in Brisbane to celebrate the album’s 20th anniversary. Support from The Grates.
So. You remember that rejected 33 1/3 chapter that Everett True posted on here back in September? Well, shorty after that, he posted on the Facebooks that he had a new idea for a book, and he needed writers FAST! Within a day, those who replied were shepherded into a new group called Rejected Unknown […]
Words and photos by Toby Goodwin. Reprinted with permission from Musicgigsnthings. Skating Polly’s first performance was at a family Halloween party in 2009. Well they were only 9 and 14 at the time. Now in 2016, after supporting Babes In Toyland last year and with the recent release of their fourth album “The Big Fit”, […]
Disclaimer: I’ve probably never heard a Grateful Dead song in my life. At least not knowingly. This is an unfortunate position for me to be in, considering I am reviewing an album containing 59 covers of songs by the Grateful Dead. Just so you know. In 2009, the Red Hot Organization, fighting AIDS through pop […]
I had a good intro here. A fucking good one, too. But then it vanished. So fuck it. The title says it all, anyway. ET asked, and so I answered: 1. Because, quite frankly, everyone’s still catching up to the Bastards of Fate. 2. Because their Stone Roses cover album [link] actually DID trump the […]
Sometimes, the concept is enough in itself. My head is still reeling from being around the psychedelic fountain.
This passes the Kid Koala test. So laidback it’s beyond horizontal. Chilled. Woozy. Wonderful.
Another slow month, enlivened somewhat by the top two entries. At this rate, Collapse Board’s going to be less popular than The Legend!’s music – something I always figured was impossible. 1. A fitting playlist for her funeral | 30 Songs about Margaret Thatcher Here’s what I’ll be playing, come the day of her funeral. […]