Good haul from seeing Slow Club last night.
Lush - Truth or Fiction (Demo 1988)
My favourite early-Lush track hands down. Meriel Barham on vocals.
Tanya Donelly. Live picture from one of the dates of the Throwing Muses / Pixies European tour, 1988. Published by Melody Maker, 7th of May 1988.
by Phil Nocholls
Throwing Muses. Tanya Donelly and Leslie Langston backstage at the Palace, Hollywood CA, 1st of April 1989.
Tanya Donelly. Pictured with Kim Deal and Josephine Wiggs around the time they promoted the album Pod (4AD, 1990) by The Breeders, recorded while she was still on Throwing Muses.
Mr. McGregor was on his hands and knees planting out young cabbages, but he jumped up and ran after Peter, waving a rake and calling out, “Stop thief.” Peter was most dreadfully frightened; he rushed all over the garden, for he had forgotten the way back to the gate. He lost one of his shoes among the cabbages, and the other shoe amongst the potatoes. After losing them, he ran on four legs and went faster, so that I think he might have got away altogether if he had not unfortunately run into a gooseberry net, and got caught by the large buttons on his jacket. It was a blue jacket with brass buttons, quite new. -The Tale of Peter Rabbit by Beatrix Potter
It’s over 2 years since the release of the debut Warpaint album and yet it still remains untouchable and to my ears impossible to classify. At times the production is so brilliantly lo fi and the approach to songwriting totally unique; begging the question are they jamming or writing songs or neither? Mikky Ekko was asking us a few weeks back what we were listen to, to which i replied ‘Still the Warpaint album, it’s amazingly wonky”.
So what makes Warpaint so brilliant? I actually have no idea. Regardless, here’s 50 minutes of them live in Germany 14 months ago. This band….
Bat For Lashes performs Laura on Later… with Jools Holland, BBC Two (6 Nov 2012)
Jack and Dean’s new sketch! Reblog if you enjoy :)