A quote from Viv Albertine to start us, perhaps. “I want boys to come and see us play and think ‘I want to be part of that’. Not ‘They’re pretty’ or ‘I want to fuck them’ but ‘I want to be in that gang, in that band’. I want boys to want to be us…” […]
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
We’ve featured The Raincoats on Collapse Board before, right? Please tell me we’ve featured them before. No? Sigh.
The oddest thing about this cautionary tale of Christmas alienation and loneliness with its gently chiding guitars and taut rhythms and repetition, as told by former Slits guitarist Viv Albertine, is that it sounds way, way more like prime Raincoats than it does her former band. There’s the same worrying paranoia and utilisation of vaguely […]