Re: answers on an electronic postcard and they'd better be good :)
- Actually, I've seen quite a few references to Talk Talk and Laughing
Stock in the magazine over the years. As for Radiohead, what are you
talking about? I seem to remember them being on the cover. They cover
lots of major label type stuff. As for Flaming Lips, I guess like
some of us, they can smell a rat. Yeah, too bad about the Yo La Tengo
cover too- sub-velvets journalistic wankery drone.
--- In firstname.lastname@example.org, stuff1424@a... wrote:
> For some reason, in a message dated 31/05/03 03:04:47 GMT Daylight
> emptyj4@h... lost his mind:
> > : why are the Flaming Lips never celebrated?
> > who cares ?
> Experimental pop designed for 4 CD players that can't be heard same
> twice? The idea more than anything is worthy of discussion but I
guess it's just
> flawed major label wank compared to barely bothered Yo La Tengo.
> We all love The Wire here. My point- there's always something
> it's arse (a discussion done to death I'm sure but like he said,
> Clearly the only magazine proud to rummage through the archives of
> history making sure we recognise every cult release from the past,
> overlooked or celebrated at the time, but selectively quoting as if
to sneer at major
> label bands every so often fluking a masterpiece. The Lips once
> something masterful... the exception is they did it again and
again! Those arrogant
> hippy wannabes. Only until each group are long dead and buried will
> accidentally be a slipped reference
to 'Zaireeka', 'Screamadelica', 'The Holy
> Bible', 'Laughing Stock' or 'Ok Computer' in this type of mag. I'm
> writers are always doing this but when it reaches editing stage
these titles are
> stored as words banned from final press. Keep it underground boys,
but taunt us
> every so often with a famous looking face on the cover, only to
> b-sides. Sorry to go off on one.
> The alternative has been ambiguous stuff on whether Miss E... So
> should really be added to the shopping cart along with the latest
> if I remember correctly, the inclusion of Madonna in some ancient
> album's poll (no doubt because Sonic Youth said they were cool at
> > > Roland Kirk primer anyone?
> > >
> > yeah, why not ? better yet, where to start ?
> > >
> Exactly ? At the beginning, perhaps?
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