Ben Salter – The Cat (self-released)

The Cat deserves a home because it struggles to conform. It’s the appeal of the outsider.

 Everett True

Belle And Sebastion @ The Tivoli, 07.03.11

Speaking as a Ramones and Undertones fan, I love a bit of self-parody, me. As long as it’s done straight.


Triple J Week – Thursday 28 October

Part of the reason to listen to Triple J for the week was to try and get a handle on the amount of cross-promoting it does.  How Triple J gets away with it has always been something that no one has ever been able to properly answer whenever I’ve mentioned it in a music forum. If […]

 Everett True

Song of the day – 207: Scarce (free downloads!)

As the sun rose, heaviness finally came over his eyes and he dropped off to sleep sitting in his bed cradling his guitar

 Everett True

Song of the day – 71: The Gin Club

Nice single. Very nice single, in fact. I was listening to a recording of (band-leader by default) Ben Salter, playing solo at Ric’s Bar a few weeks ago, and was once again struck by what an extraordinary, evocative drawl he has. He’s not singing on this – the first track released from The Gin Club’s […]