I believe that if you close your eyes and see yourself up on that stage, being bigger than life, you become that person with that big, really good attitude. You’re gonna be that rock ‘n’ roll woman that’s gonna make people happy and take them out of their miserable lives for two hours … and they’re going to want your music. And then, girls … at 66 years old, you can be starting a year-and-a-half tour that sold out its U.S. dates — in the first week.
— Stevie Nicks
(Source: The New York Times)
Antony & The Johnsons - Daylight And The Sun
The remarkable voice of Antony. I could, and sometimes do, listen to it all day long.
Any thought that I have right now
isn’t worth a shit because I’m totally fucked up.
— Richard Brautigan, “Information”
Richard Brautigan: Loading Mercury with a Pitchfork
Pissed Jeans - Boring Girls
Good, old fashioned, Sub Popian sludge
Ricky Eat Acid - driving alone past roadwork at night
So much music on Bandcamp feels genuine:
"lately i’ve been really into music that sounds like it’s reaching upwards to God and falling short, over & over"
Bomboclat! Island Soak 5 :: Jamaican Vintage Dub
Another one of these righteous dub/reggae mixtapes via Aquarium Drunkard for your weekend.
When The Happy Breaks - Led Zeppelin + Pharrell Williams
the sneakers … .
Something pretty important was released 30 years ago today.