Articles Archive for April 2011
“A woman of mixed race who wore fluorescent thrift-shop outfits and proudly sported dental braces onstage, she refused to conform to conventions of how female performers — punk or otherwise — were expected to appear.
Although her wobbly, discordant shriek and the band’s music fitted the punk template well enough, X-Ray Spex’s colourful image was a refreshing contrast to the nihilism of older colleagues; The Rough Guide to Rock describes them as “a wonderful, shambling, musical mess of rebellion, fashion and fun”.
Poly Styrene wrote songs about consumerism, conformity, racism and alienation, …
This happened over the weekend and as you’d hope they played for hours and the setlist looks incredible. Included amongst it all is 45.33. God damn….
Dance Yrself Clean
I Can Change
Time To Get Away
Daft Punk Is Playing At My House
Too Much Love
All My Friends
Tired (with “Heart of the Sunrise” by Yes snippet)
45:33 Part One
45:33 Part Two (With Reggie Watts)
Sound of Silver
45:33 Part Four (with The Juan MacLean)
45:33 Part Five (With Shit Robot)
45:33 Part Six
Freak Out/Starry Eyes
Us v Them
North American Scum (With Arcade Fire)
Bye Bye Bayou
NZ’s very own Coco Solid’s now officially releasing music on Permanent Vacation with an album produced with Bobbi Soxx (producer Robin Hannibal) as Parallel Dance Ensemble called Possesions and Obsessions
Shopping Cart is excellent.
“Soul Clap: Loooove Shoping Card John Talabot: I love it Axel Boman: wow! im thinking tom tom club, prince, esg and swedish supergroup midi maxi efti when i hear this, i really love it!! i love this label… Melon: YES! sounds great!!! Jazzanova: Robin Braun is white. Doesn’t sound like it. His stuff is always welcome in every …