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the greatest band of 2011* only revealed themselves to me halfway through December

Listen to the MySpace first. What are you? A dumbbell?

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Song of the day – 421: Muscles Of Joy

Start recalling all those best of 2011 forms you’ve already filled out

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the longest songs in my iTunes library – Sonic Youth, Kraftwerk, Dirtbombs, Can, Tunabunny, Gareth Liddiard et al

I’m only listening to music that’s allowing itself space to breathe today.

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Song of the day – 169: Arrington de Dionyso

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Olympia, Washington from Arrington himself, sending me download links to yet more of his imaginative, multi-dimensional, freestyle music. I never quite know what’s it going to sound like: from full-on demented Pop Group-style distortion, to throat singing, to abrasive atonal squalls of noise on unaccompanied bass clarinet, to this latest project Malaikat dan Singa. The […]

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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 […]