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THE ALTERNATIVE REVIEW | Haim – Days Are Gone (Columbia)

THE ALTERNATIVE REVIEW | Haim – Days Are Gone (Columbia)

There’s been a lot of talk about Scott Creney’s review of the Haim album. So in the interests of fair play, here’s an alternative review.

 Scott Creney

Beat Mark – Howls Of Joy (Ample Play)

Here’s an official video. It’s better than Veronica Falls, I guess.

 Erika Elizabeth

Beachniks – In Color (self-released)

Of course, music isn’t always about fun, but when it comes down to my pop music, I’m just saying I’d much rather hang out with Jad Fair than Lou Reed.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 435: The Hot Toddies (+ free mix tape!)

Bubblegum pop with a sharp tongue that tells of wet dreams and surf paradises

 Joseph

Little Roy – Battle For Seattle (Ark Recordings)

The best treatment of Kurt’s music since the wonderful Grunge Lite

 Everett True

Collective nouns for rock fans


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Everyone needs to release their inner James Lawton sometimes

 Everett True

Song of the day – 104: The Vaselines

Being Everett True doesn’t have that many advantages these days. OK, so it got me into QUT to do a PhD in music criticism and teach some very cool students: allows me the occasional free download link from record companies I love: means I am still befriended by lonely Goth girls in Buttfuck Idaho: gets […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 41: Bitch Prefect

This recommendation comes courtesy of the fine Eternal Soundcheck blog. As Matt writes, “Bitch Prefect are from Adelaide and play really nice simple pop music – Think the Clean, Velvet Underground, a bit of Half/Japanese and mix it up with the retardation that growing up in a small city town in Australia would do to […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 4: The Lovely Eggs

It’s like listening to The Vaselines being interpreted by The Bobby McGee’s interpreting Moldy Peaches while severely under the influence of snakebite. It’s like being exposed to five generations of art students pretending they’re still seven years old and that’s it’s still really amusing to say ‘poo’. It’s like a musical enema. It’s like hearing […]