Everett True

Song of the day – 26: The Adverts

Some lovely folk from the UK have just sent me the reissued second Adverts album (Cast Of Thousands) replete with bonus CD and everything. And Bangs alive, it sounds incredible: articulate, melodic, sarcastic, nasty, challenging, full of fire and vigour and saliva and that killer drum sound. Way too smart for its good, of course. […]

 Everett True

Spotlight – 5: Brilliant Colors

Brilliant Colors‘ music captures – in essence, not in sound – the early Beat Happening groove so sweetly you know it must be coincidence. So: not twee, not fey or cute or any of those other words erroneously associated with Calvin Johnson’s work. (It’s not his fault he spawned a legion of admirers who missed […]