Everett True

Song of the day – 135: Town Bike

I’m a sucker for any band that’s a sucker for early Ramones the same as me, especially if they have a female singer. Of course, this sucker-dom can manifest itself in many ways. From Shonen Knife to Helen Love, from Soda Fountain Rag to Shop Assistants, from Vivian Girls to… ah Bangs alive, we’re going […]

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Song of the day – 42: Camera Obscura

Spain’s Elefant Records just sent me a parcel of 14 lovely shiny brand-new seven-inch singles. Names like Television Personalities, The School, Papa Topo, Helen Love, The Carrots and Stereo-Total. Oh yes. I really will have to dust off that USB record-player finally and have myself a listening party with a few select Brisbane sorts. There’s […]

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Spotlight – 22: Town Bike

Um. Oh. Wait a sec… I was going to wholeheartedly recommend this, because every decade needs a new Helen Love, a new Bangs – plus, this bunch match the sheer 60s pop ramalama delight of Ramones to the gorgeously outdated harmonies of Redd Kross or Teenage Fanclub on a song like ‘Hey Hey Ho’ or […]