For the first time in a year, I miss going to live shows.
The best entry wins the new Stephen Malkmus album … or something good, if they’d rather.
If it was that easy to get right, don’t you think everyone would be doing it?
by Bianca Valentino Catcall is the latest musical project from Sydney-based musician Catherine Kelleher. Kelleher first performed as frontwoman for Australian DIY punk band Kiosk in the early 00s. Upon returning home from a 2006 Kiosk US tour Kelleher had a life changing moment (which she talks about here) and after much soul searching decided […]
That difference is the difference between a music industry and a music community.
I don’t view music as a competition at all.
Riot Grrrl, like I always understood it … i.e. female empowering, and not scared to experiment with new musical forms, and not rooted.
I’m trying to avoid working here, so here’s another excerpt. Taken from 2001, I believe. FRIDAY AUGUST 17 2001 Clever, friendly and articulate, I notice I have no memory of the events that transpired more than three days hence. The sun beats down upon a town of ingrates and foreign students, each more desperate than […]
Some more crazy-ass great female shit, recommendation courtesy of one of my favourite cult pop stars, this dude. Give their MySpace page even the most cursory of listens and I’m sure you’ll see why I’m digging Neoneates’ minimalist groove so much. It’s all scratchy and human, like Stef Petticoat (who, for a woman who released […]
The third in the series from my coolest correspondent. (Although I’m pretty chuffed at Nathan from The Gossip saying he reckons me to be the “most important and interesting critic of all time” – I’d be even more chuffed if I believed he was being serious.) Incidentally, the criteria Rosie is applying to Vampire Weekend […]