Everett True

Back when I could still write… (a love letter to Jon Slade, pt 5)

nice filofax on my desk. smells of leather and the music industry. how i fucking love the smell of the music industry.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 514: Grimes

I don’t have the slightest problem with Europop or K-Pop or ‘Barbie Girl’ or hipster shit.

 Scott Creney

Tunabunny in the UK, part one

Here’s the thing about all the exhaustion and struggle, the sacrifice that goes into saving up money to fly over to another country. The show has to be worth it. A bad show will leave you crushed and broken nearly to the point of despair. This can be a bit nerve-wracking, but it makes you put everything you have into what you’re doing.

 Everett True

now that’s what I call a femme-pop playlist

Discovered this while searching online for music by The X-Osettes. It comes from an online radio show I did with Jon Slade for Totally Radio in Brighton.

 Everett True

Another One Of Those Days: Everett True’s July 2000 journal

I want a little glamour around my presence: glamour is the last thing I possess right now. I don’t know if I’ll ever recapture that mood again.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 162: Dolly Mixture

There’s a new Dolly Mixture box set out. Hand on heart, I’m not sure you’ll be purchasing it. It’s 20 quid, which doesn’t seem so bad for three CDs, 56 songs, a 32-page booklet and sweet Mod packaging, and it includes the Demonstration Tapes album and all the singles and B-sides of course, and it’s all […]

 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 […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 96: Patrik Fitzgerald

To celebrate the fact my formative influence Patrik Fitzgerald has befriended me on Facebook, and was even nice enough to “like” a recent Thin Kids video, I figured it’s long overdue that I pay tribute to him here. This particular song I’m posting had a major effect on me when I first heard it back […]