I live in Salford. I go to gigs. I write about the gigs. And other stuff...

Tuesday, April 12, 2005

Trying to be like the other blogs..

The excellent Stylus Magazine has a feature on the history of Flying Nun records and the "Dunedin Sound".

Also from Stylus:

A brilliant review of The Others' album. The Others are quite possibly the worst "indie" band in the history of the universe. Did I say "possibly"? I meant "definitely".

A not so brilliant review of Slint at the Theater Of The Living Arts in Philidelphia in which the following sentence is about as linear as it gets:

"When Slint took the stage and the commercial transubstantiation took place, a post-coital acquiescence swept over the crowd. Beneath the veneer of calculated austerity, the once boisterous audience applauded, brimming with expectation..."