Added on February 5, 2014
Dallas , Everett True , Julian Teakle , New Order , Peter Escott , Tasmania , The Guardian , The Native Cats
By Everett True I wrote this several months ago. The Guardian had started up in Australia, and I was suggesting several different series to them, one of which would focus on notable Australian albums. They liked the idea, but eventually decided not to run with it. Sadly, this review slipped through the cracks while the […]
Added on July 5, 2013
Courtney Love , Everett True , Go Genre Everything , Heart Beach , Hobart , indie , Julian Teakle , Nirvana , Song Of The Day , surf pop , Talulah Gosh , Tasmania
Maybe that’s why I’m increasingly turning to Tasmania. I know what it’s like to be ignored.
Added on June 27, 2013
Dan Cross , Eddie & Sunshine , Everett True , Melbourne , Primitive Calculators , Rentboy , Secret Valley , Song of the day , Tasmania
If everyone sings like they’re hungover, and if all the instruments sound very vaguely woozy and splatted with alcohol, it’s because they very probably are.
Added on June 26, 2013
Dogtower , Everett True , Hobart , punk rock , Riot Grrrl , Sleater-Kinney , Song of the day , Tasmania , The Native Cats
Sleater-Kinney with a sense of humour but no loss of girl-girl power
Added on November 25, 2011
a Quoll , a Tasmanian Devil , a Tasmanian Fox , Boo Frog , Community 2 , Hobart , Joy Division , Julian Teakle , Mark Perry , Passage , Process Praise , Sole Stickers , Tasmania , Tasmanian honey , The Beautiful Music , The Door And The Window , The Native Cats
Most everything is fractured. This is good.
Added on June 20, 2011
Art Brut , Beat Happening , Everett True , Hobart , indie , Ivy St , Kate Bush , Music criticism , Naked , Tasmania , The Native Cats , Thee Headcoats , Tunabunny
Presumably, the idea is to make yourself so boring when writing about music that your reader is forced to go and listen to the music in question as relief therapy.
Added on May 9, 2011
Boo Frog , Friends Of Collapse Board , Isaac Snazell Thackray , Jonathan Poneman , Modular , PJ Harvey , Seattle , Sole Stickers , Sub Pop , Tasmania , Television Personalities , The Beautiful Music , The Pains Of Being Pure At Heart , The Social Icons , Victory And Associates
Why not cut out the middle-people and get the professionals to do it straight? Not only are we cheaper, we’re also better at it.
Added on February 11, 2011
Axxonn , Breathing Shrine , Canberra , Crash The Curb , Devonport , Dukes Of Hazzard , Duo , Hobart , Kash , New Weird Australia , Oceans , Spheres , Sydney , Tasmania , Tom Hall
I’m happy to terrify others grandmothers but wasn’t so sure about terrifying my own.
Added on October 22, 2010
Cornershop , Jonathan Richman and the Modern Lovers , Kelley Stoltz , Sonny & The Sunsets , Tasmania , The Fresh And Onlys , The Velvet Underground , Three O Sees
I dunno. Whenever I see the words “vintage styled West Coast pop”, my heart sinks. It usually means some asshole or other getting all postmodern on the Beach Boys’ widescreen asses
Added on August 29, 2010
Adelaide , Big Brass Bed , Birth Glow , Captain Beefheart , Charles Du Cane , Edward Guglielmino , Frank Zappa , Tasmania , The Beatles , The Walker Brothers
1. The Walker Brothers – Nite Flights The Walker Brothers were a huge Sixties sensation, arguably bigger than The Beatles in the UK for a while in their heyday. As with many boy bands in the Sixties, fame didn’t last forever and they split ways in 1967. Probably due to poverty more than anything they […]