Go Violets (RIP) Despite living in the same city and them having been together for three years, I’ve never seen Go Violets live. With the announcement of the band splitting it now looks like I’m not going to get the chance, at least not until the tearful reunion in a few years’ time. Remember them […]
Some of this is down to a loss of faith in myself.
Disclaimer: this is self-indulgent, but it has a bearing on my choices. You know the monster balloon in The Prisoner – Rover? Well just lately, there’s been an intermittent ball of sad (or anxiety or both) hovering nearby, just in my line of sight. Sometimes it’s come so close it’s jumped inside me, a tight […]
Everett True’s 100 Favourite Songs of 2013. Yes, one hundred, and every last fucking song is genius.
Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.
I am a fucking lollipop on a fucking 3-inch stick for this music.
“What’s the matter? Your chicken taste like pork?”
Fuck’s sake. Where have all the men gone? Do men even make music any more?
The ’80s were a decade defined by its sense of materialism and elitism. Capturing the zeitgeist music responded in kind with glitzy new wave, arena rock and synthetic pop dominating the airwaves. But as the raw sounds of the punk movement were petering out, evolving or sliding back into obscurity, a new generation of artists […]
A little diversion away from the main frame. I hope you don’t mind. A passing fancy, an object so slight and ephemeral that if you stand at the wrong angle you might not see it at all for fear of the sunlight glancing off its sides. Yes, music has sides. On one level, it’s deeply in […]
Damn. I stop listening to my heartland music for a few short weeks, and… damn. All this wonderful music rushes out through the cracks in the pavement and rushes to comfort me in its warm embrace. I’m sorry! I’m sorry! I never should have doubted that music could ever stop making me so deliriously wonderfully riotously […]