A joyful noise unto the bored.
I’ve been meaning to link to this for a while.
The problem with Brisbane appears to be an overload of the creative process: there are too many folk being creative and not enough people satisfied with being consumers
Woom. Rad band, right? Don’t know who they are? Read about them here.
I’m only including one track per album (aside from the omnipresent Bluebeat 45s, from which I’ve drawn three) as to do otherwise would unbalance the entire chart. This isn’t accurate by any means, and complete omits any listening that takes place (for example) at the office, on the bus, in the car, on vinyl, in […]
I still write for a few other places. One of these is the excellent NYC femme-focused magazine, Bust, for which I write a regular column, Everett True and his First Ladies Of Rock, a short consumer guide look at some of the fine, unheralded, female-led bands around. I’ve been on at my contact at Bust […]
I want to be upfront about this. I can’t get this song out my head, and I don’t want to either. It’s absolutely competing with ‘Crazy In Love’ and ‘Dumplins’ for my Song of the Year right now. Oh, and I guess with the albums by Woom and Neverever and Best Coast and…
Holy crap! (The following is taken from Drowned In Sound.) Xiu Xiu’s tourmates, Woom, are tremendous, right now. In fact, they’re so obviously Everett True’s Favourite New Band in the World, someone should tell him. Yes, the net result of their influences (or, more accurately, their raw intuition) ends up somewhere like Young Marble Giants, […]