My girlfriend is in a band which manages itself and has been interviewed by everywhere mentioned on this thread, as well as tons of other places, and they've always been punctual, conscientious and available to do stuff at the drop of a hat (ie backstage at shows for student and local papers...
but klaxons are specifically guitar covers of pop rave, not heard any electronic involvment from them. klaxons are the ones in the spotlight at the mo unfortunatley as they are the stupidest, i wonder if any of these other bands are the same.
Klaxons have only one released rave cover--The...
I love Bpitch and Get Physical and stuff like that but there aren't any British equivalents releasing solid LPs that could get a Mercury nod. Even Border Community have only released the (underwhelming) Holden LP. Was that even on the long list? (I guess I should know as I posted it...) In a...
I thought the MC5 one was boring and not too perceptive. Nothing I hadn't heard a hundred times. The james Brown one is good. The Zep one is kinda mystifying but worth a read. I should get some more of these. Is the Paul's Boutique out yet?
This is what they could pick from, for those playing at home:
Amusement Parks on Fire
And did those feet
Archie Bronson Outfit
Belle and Sebastian
Burial was in the cut off period but wasn't eligable bcz the label didn't enter it (at a cost of £250, I think.)
Lauren Laverne is on the panel this year, don't know who else is (but would like to know.)
I would like Hot Chip or Scritti to win. I haven't heard the Isabel Campbell but it being...
The film sounds interesting, like a German equivalent to Dziga Vertov's Man with a Movie Camera.
DJ Spooky is a fucking joke though--has there ever been a bigger disparity between someone's percieved view of what they are doing and what they are actually doing? The best that can be said for...
Anyone who plagiarises from fucking Wikipedia should end up getting low marks anyway as the whole thing is so badly written and so often wrong! If yr're gonna copy, at least copy from a reliable source.
As well as the Sueno Latina track that uses E2 E4 as it's basis there are also remixes of/tributes to E2 E4 out there by:
Eye (from the Boredoms)
Lindstrom and Prins Thomas Tribute Mix
Jaywalk Tribute Mix
Paperclip People Basic Reshape
Rovo - Catch and Release (E2 E4)
I remember getting heavily slagged on Dissensus for my Stylus review of Run the Road 2. I think a lot more people might share some common ground with me now: