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 Lee Adcock

SOTD #723 – Emily Rodgers

SOTD #723 – Emily Rodgers

For a writer, the first step in any work is to earn the reader’s trust. Never mind clever wordplay, reliable narrators, action-packed plots, or even correct grammar – inherent in good prose is the promise of discovery. A fact, a feeling, a revelation, anything that the reader didn’t have from the start. We bury the […]

 Mike Turner

SOTD #704 – The Migrant

SOTD #704 – The Migrant

Photo by Mads Hartmann The Migrant is pretty much this one dude Bjarke Bentsen from Denmark hiding under a band name that trades in super chill vibes all around with songs that kinda stay mid tempo and float in this spot between British folk-psych and Americana while never fully latching on to one or the […]

 Mike Turner

Mike Turner’s Best of 2013

Mike Turner’s Best of 2013

2013 is finally over and I hope I never have to look back on it past this point. I can say now this has been the most dreadful of all my years knocking me down constantly as I come to terms with a divorce and try to pull myself back up and hope for motivation […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 612: Ballet School

Song of the day – 612: Ballet School

I like the place Ballet School has taken this music to. A new ground for exploration. More new treasure maps and cornicing. A new fecundity.

 Scott Creney

Interpol – Turn On the Bright Lights: Tenth Anniversary Edition (Matador)

I understand why Interpol’s considered a joke today. Even back in 2002 I understood why they were a joke. Everyone wants to be Joy Division, but nobody has ever wanted to be Interpol. The tragedy is that 99 per cent of the people who laugh at Interpol have a lot more in common with Interpol than they ever will with Joy Division.

 Everett True

The Legend! live (with Shop Assistants, Galaxie 500, Nirvana, Calvin Johnson)


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Thought I’d upload a couple of songs onto YouTube.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 451: Julia Holter

Sure. Julia Holter does sound softened, magical, intimate. Beauty is saddened.

 Tobi Vail

Hello from Olympia, WA – 5: Go Team Tour Diary Entry from March 1989: NYC – Madonna vs. Jad Fair and The Shaggs

the new Madonna record just came out yesterday and we wanted to dance

 Everett True

A conversation with Yoko Ono


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I never thought we shouldn’t grow, I never thought we should repeat.

 Everett True

Deconstructing the past – Galaxie 500


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Yes, fuck, sure, I was way more hip than you were