I sense a spirit of love that infuses the music with soul and self-expression. And if you think this description suggests a kitsch twee puke-fest, then I’d have sorely done the depth and strength of their music an injustice.
After 30 years, a new Young Marble Giants song! And it doesn’t disgrace. It is so sweet, so melancholy, so understated, so Young Marble Giants.
Sure, I’m as intrigued as anyone. She polarises. Much of me wants to hate her, for the preciousness that surrounds her, the way she receives accolades usually reserved for male artists – why is it never the other way around? – for her treatment of music as art. Someone is putting her in for the […]
Imperfection is beauty, madness is genius, and it’s better to be absolutely ridiculous than absolutely stupid.
Hey. Glad you could make it. Thought we might want to establish a few rules before I get down to the actual reviewing. This is a trial run for the format. So – duh – it might not work, as a format. The idea is that this live-to-air review takes it cue from the live […]
Coincidence, that’s what the timing of this blog entry is. Coincidence. I’d been planning on running this one for weeks…. NOT! Lest we forget how ‘down’ with the Grrrl revolution Courtney was. P.S. Great song, though.