BITCHRATCH – Male Eruption Even living in a small city like Brisbane it’s difficult to keep up to date with everything that’s going on and depressingly easy to completely miss amazing bands. A friend posted this on Facebook last night and in the last 12 hours they’ve possibly become my favourite new Brisbane band. Bitchratch’s […]
What could be more exciting than ascribing numerical value to music? I mean, really?
How the FUCK is any of this a put-down? This is Wire first album great.
Either the NME covers political bands, in which case their editor’s statement is nonsense. Or it doesn’t. In which case, their editor’s statement is meaningless.
6 (and a bit) favourite musical encounters from the first half of 2011, around which the miscellany of life lies
Most are gigs. Music lives in open air.
Fucked Up is the kind of band that makes me wish I were in their band.
1. “(INSERT FEMALE ROCK/POP MUSICIAN’S NAME HERE), THE BAD GIRL OF ROCK…” Description: Virtually every female musician who dyes her hair ‘punk’ colors and/or makes vaguely ‘rebellious’ (or quasi-feminist) pronouncements is saddled with this phrase in music reviews or featured interviews. This travesty of words has been going on since The Slits, and most notoriously […]
“There was a band called Wire that we were listening to quite a lot during recording. And they have all of these two-minute pop songs that are just clean and sound awesome, and then they’ve got a dirty, seven-minute track next.”