Record of the week comes to us direct from Memphis, Tennessee (out of the shop/label run by the impeccable Goner Records) and released via our friends Heavenly Recordings. NOTS formed only three short years back and recorded their punchy debut (it's a thrilling 27 minutes) in the summer of 2014 in their hometown with Doug Easley (Sonic Youth, Tav Falco’s Panther Burns, White Stripes, Townes Van Zandt, Guided By Voices). The brilliantly ungrammatical 'We Are Nots' is electrifying lo-fi garage punk.
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In this special 2015 issue; One hundred albums, interviews with Carrie Brownstein, Kamasi Washington and Ryley Walker plus new articles from Jon Savage and Laura Snapes.You can read it in full here.The top one hundred albums list is as follows;1 Sufjan Stevens - Carrie & Lowell2 Father John Misty - I Love You, Honeybear3 Ryley Walker - Primrose Green4 Julia Holter - Have You In My Wilderness5 Kamasi Washington - The Epic6 Courtney Barnett - Sometimes I Sit And Think, And Sometimes I Just Sit7 Badbadnotgood & Ghostface Killah - Sour Soul8 Tobias Jesso Jnr. - Goon9 Kurt Vile - b’lieve i’m goin down10 Sleater-Kinney - No Cities To Love11 Unknown Mortal Orchestra - Multi-Love12 Kendrick Lamar - To Pimp... Continue Reading →
Thanks to our buds at Virago and Little Brown Books, we have three sets of Carrie Brownstein gift packs to give away, with this years amazing No Cities to Love album on CD from Sleater-Kinney and her forthcoming memoir Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl.If you would like to win this illustrious double, all you have to do is tweet, instagram or email us a picture of ... How Carrie makes you feel?We'll make decisions on winners next week.We are so excited about Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl and will have copies in the shop and website very soon. Press has been unanimously glowing, most importantly from her peers. “Carrie has written the book everyone has been waiting for. It looks inside... Continue Reading →