The band I like the most…

… is of course my own. Otherwise I wouldn’t spend days, weeks and years investing more than a reasonable amount of energy, time and money into it.


Live at Frankly! It’s A Pop Festival

Lawrence English is one of Brisbane’s Living National Treasures. ROOM40 is his place of work and it is unfailingly interesting if not really great. He curated this festival and it all fit together so well. I missed Crayon Fields but here are the rest of the acts. High Places and Surf City were my highlights. […]

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Spotlight – 36: Haze XXL

Now, I know that those No Anchor dudes are going to appreciate this, even if no one else does. This is some fucking freaking sweet guitar and drowned noise and heavy instrumental sound and calamitous metal from the head dude at Amphetamine Reptile Records, Tom Hazelmyer, ex-Halo of Flies. (He makes dementoid toys and designs […]

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Hugs And Kisses (September edition)

This is the first in the series of columns I wrote for Playground. I hope they commission more. I’ve really enjoyed writing them. Hugs And Kisses The Strangely Muted Outbursts of Everett True 1. Various Artists – Soundman Shots: the Caribou & Downbeat 78’s Story http://www.honestjons.com/shop.php?pid=35144&CatID=2 http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6tQ8m_vjJTE http://everetttrue2.blogspot.com/2009/09/equators-elizabeth-archer_13.html Life is a continual distraction. You sit […]

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Spotlight – 23: No Anchor

I’ll be blunt here. These guys praised me, so I thought I’d check their shit out. Seems like I’ve been yearning for a little of this recently. My iTunes has been flickering between Pissed Jeans and Wavves, Crocodiles, recs of the flesh, Melbourne’s Witch Hats (who are Australia’s greatest rock band when The Drones are […]