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 Lee Adcock

SOTD #746 – Skinny Girl Diet

SOTD #746 – Skinny Girl Diet

Throughout rock n’ roll’s 60-year lifespan, men have always envisioned particular archetypes for women. There’s the cheating kind, the angels and the devils, the enigmas, the free spirits, and of course the flat-out foxy ladies. Even those who wish to hold a candle to femininity only do so to the mythos of femininity. Man is […]

 Everett True

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

Grunge began in 1990 when my previous girlfriend broke my heart by leaving me for some bloke she met on a railway station in Germany. Grunge finished in 1996 when I met the woman who would become my future wife. (In between I went out with a woman who – by being my grunge girlfriend – […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 586: Joanna Gruesome

Song of the day – 586: Joanna Gruesome

Everyone’s smiling. Everyone’s hugging themselves. What a glorious mess of a noise to be a part of. What a glorious sense of community.

 Scott Creney

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

Book Review – The City is Ablaze! The Story of A Post Punk Popzine 1984 – 1994

It costs the same as 3 issues of Mojo, or 6 weeks’ worth of NME’s, and it’s a dozen times more likely to change your life.

 Everett True

Apropos of nothing, here’s a list of 20+ protest songs


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Week 2 of my lectures in Creative Performer 2 at QUT. Persuasion, propaganda, attempt to change the status quo. And that’s just my teaching style.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 434: TacocaT (and a shout-out to Bust magazine)

Bonus points for covering Huggy Bear’s ‘Her Jazz’.

 Lucy

Tunabunny – Minima Moralia (HHBTM)

Wrongness is an underrated virtue. Tunabunny revel in wrongness with all the grubby enthusiasm of a puppy rolling in mud and, puppylike, they come up bouncing.

 Everett True

Riot Grrrl – the collected interviews


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Riot Grrrl is a myriad of contradictions. And that’s to the good.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 410: Street Eaters

parading their love for POP and love for PUNK (the two are synonymous here) for those who care to see

 Everett True

The five rules of rock

If it was that easy to get right, don’t you think everyone would be doing it?