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 Mike Turner

SOTD #747 – CaStLeS

SOTD #747 – CaStLeS

There seems to be this revival of the 90’s right now, and the new single “Amcanu” by Castles (which is actually CaStLeS, but that’s way too much work to type) might be one of freshest takes on that era. I’m hearing traces of the krautrock of Can and Neu! (both had reissues in the 90’s […]

 Everett True

The return of Everett True | 102. Taylor Swift

The return of Everett True | 102. Taylor Swift

This one has taken me by surprise. I was hoping stuff like this would happen – and it has, several times already – when I began this series a few short days ago. I didn’t expect it to come from this quarter, though. I had to go with this first: so immediate and so compelling. […]

 Everett True

The return of Everett True | 83. Klaus Johann Grobe

The return of Everett True | 83. Klaus Johann Grobe

Everyone’s a winner, babe. Everyone’s a winner. It makes me choke, my taste. Choke over. Even when it’s someone else’s. For years, I helped define the notion of ‘cool’ in music. You think you can cast off that skill so easily? You’d be wrong. This is great. A motorik beat, a playful refrain, a touch […]

 Lee Adcock

Luxembourg Signal – Luxembourg Signal (Shelflife)

Luxembourg Signal – Luxembourg Signal (Shelflife)

Sigh. You know that feeling – when a single comes along and hypnotizes you, gives you hope that creative minds still exist, and winds you up like a jack-in-the-box, so that the moment that band releases something new, you pounce. Earlier this year we brought you I brought to the GFP crowd Luxembourg Signal, the […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 624: The John Steel Singers

Song of the day – 624: The John Steel Singers

Nice way of putting it. Sunny QLD krautrock. So close to an oxymoron, and two ‘genres’ which very possibly should never be allowed to cross-pollinate… one thinks… but, yeah I like it.

 Scott Creney

Beaches – She Beats (Chapter Music)

Beaches – She Beats (Chapter Music)

Beaches have chosen to exist as a small, heavily populated planet in a universe of infinite possibilities and sounds. And that is never a cause for celebration.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 389: Ourself Beside Me

This is a fine companion piece to 8 Eye Spy. I am beyond good and evil.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 370: The New Sound Of Numbers (a love song to Athens GA, part four)

Is that a cow bell? No.

 Wallace Wylie

Moon Duo – Mazes (Sacred Bones)

Music culture doesn’t have any kind of forward momentum anymore so albums like Mazes are allowed to exist without much complaint.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 300: The Clean (mini-live review)


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I doubt if there’s a single person here who undervalues The Clean’s beauty, their vivid guitar storms punctuated by trebly guitar excess and bursts of down-home, deprecating humour.