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 Everett True

eight ‘classic’ bands… a rejoinder


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Julian says: “Everybody’s always like, ‘Oh yeah the music used to be better in the 80s’. No it fucking didn’t.” So what current bands are as good as The Fall, Joy Division, Buzzcocks, The Birthday Party or Dexy’s [sic] in their prime? Not to mention Blondie, Ramones, Jonathan Richman… (This comment originated on another post. I think it’s […]

 Everett True

more on Washington

I wrote a review of the new Washington album for The Vine. You can find it here. ————————————————————————————————————————————————— Washington I Believe You Liar (Universal Music) Australia. You worry me sometimes. I’ve seen this album hailed as 2010’s saviour of pop. (This is what happens when you allow fucking radio presenters to moonlight as music critics, […]

 Everett True

Letters from Rosie 6

Received another excellent, thought-provoking email from Rosie, partway inspired by my recent Tall Tales And True post. Hey ET, Just read Tall Tales. Want more. I’m going to tell you what I’m thinking and I’ve been thinking it for a while. Yr blog posts, although plentiful in number, are too short for my tastes. I […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 32: Mika

Don’t act so surprised, I have form here – OK? This is like Jarvis and ‘Another Brick In The Wall’ and Queen and Lady Gaga and Belinda Carlisle and Ladies And Gentlemen…The Fabulous Stains combined…and who’d have thought it?! THAT’S A GOOD THING!!! Listen to We Are Golden here. It actually makes way more sense if […]

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