More recommendations from the promised city, Barcelona. I mean, Jesus fuck does my contact there have my number or what? This description of his kills me. I was prepared to make this a Song of the Day before I even listened to a note. LOS ANIMALITOS DEL BOSQUE: they are like Ramones or Barracudas for […]
This week – well, apart from stoking the forest fire that should spark on this post – we shall keep the good vibes rolling by hyping the hell out of the new compilation from Brighton saviors Tuff Enuff. The comp begins as if it might implode. SNAKESKIN! SNAKESKIN! Like actual snakeskin, the tune crackles and […]
I actually believe that at this point in time it would be statistically impossible for our writers to be even lazier, but we shall see.
Once again, Everett True is in love with modern music – the modern music of James X. Boyd & The Boydoids. And he feels alright.
He’s nailed it. Awkwardness and awesomeness in equal measure.
Everything is slightly confused and blurred like a Trafalgar Square night bus home.
Just a glorious mess of noise and guitar and boy-girl vocals and repetition and humour and squealing and bruised two chord riffage and start-up over again and colour-by harmonies.
Ooo, ooo I have a crush on you!
Among many, many other contributions to the Ramones over the years, Arturo designed the logo. You know, THE LOGO.
People think now that New Wave means Duran Duran or some shite, but in reality it was this: laddish power-pop, with its roots firmly in the Herman’s Hermits and Small Faces of the past, and totally confused about how it should view the present.