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The Friday Afternoon Playlist, 28.03.2014

The Friday Afternoon Playlist, 28.03.2014

The week’s big news, I mean other than Collapse Board somehow being overlooked in the list of the 100 most influential music blogs, was Friday’s surprise announcement that Kate Bush was playing her first live shows since 1979. AND BASICALLY NOTHING ELSE MATTERS BECAUSE I’M SEEING KATE BUSH IN AUGUST It’s the most indulgent and […]

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LOOKING FOR A CERTAIN RATIO: The Last UK Holiday Camp All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival

LOOKING FOR A CERTAIN RATIO: The Last UK Holiday Camp All Tomorrow’s Parties Festival

Shellac know they are performing at a kids’ party and are always ready with the jokes, the hats, the pantomime routines. We in turn are always prepared to be delighted.

 Scott Creney

Cloud Nothings – Attack On Memory (Carpark)

The anger on this album feels pretty real and palpable to me.

 Everett True

two discussions around the notion of ‘authenticity’ in pop music


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Authenticity, pah! It’s as bad as real music! No such thing.

 Chris Razor

Age of Clank (Battles vs Three Trapped Tigers)

Rock – freed from ‘meaning’ – is at last allowed to be its own grinning, eclectic, wayward self.

 Everett True

Everett True reviews Brisbane, pt 2: Tiny Spiders, Lili Kendall

THIS WEEK: things are looking up

 Everett True

Back when I was a working critic, part two

I’m trying to avoid working here, so here’s another excerpt. Taken from 2001, I believe. FRIDAY AUGUST 17 2001 Clever, friendly and articulate, I notice I have no memory of the events that transpired more than three days hence. The sun beats down upon a town of ingrates and foreign students, each more desperate than […]