Indie-pop history, as DJ’ed by my friend Lauren!
[*] denotes tracks selected by program guest Lauren Rother
Intro - SINIS feat Andrea Lucretia Evans
The Desperate Bicycles - “The Medium Was Tedium” - The Medium Was Tedium / Don’t Back The Front - Office Music Refill [*]
X-Ray Spex - “The Day The World Turned Day-Glo” - The Day The World Turned Day-Glo - EMI [*]
Television Personalities - “Part Time Punks” - Where’s Bill Grundy Now? - Kings Road [*]
The Slits - “Typical Girls” - Typical Girls - Island / EMI [*]
Delta 5 - “Mind Your Own Business” - Wanna Buy A Bridge? - Rough Trade [*]
Liliput - “Split” - Split / Die Matrosen - Rough Trade [*]
So I will totally be at ECCC this weekend in Seattle! And I’m doing two panels!
FRIDAY, 4 PM, ROOM TCC 301: “A Dredd-Ful Panel with 2000 AD” —I’m appearing alongside Michael Molcher, Jock and Arthur Wyatt
SATURDAY, 6 PM, ROOM 2D: “Origin of Origins” —talking about origin stories in serial storytelling, with Ann Nocenti and Dafna Pleban
I’m not tabling this year, as far as I know, so I’ll otherwise be wandering around.
Anonymous asked: What is the relationship between Jena Romanticism and the Salon Romanticism of 1820's Paris?
As promised, I am going to admit when I have not the faintest idea. Like now.
Anonymous asked: What is the best way to reverse a years long dry spell? (cough)
1) Be your own ideal partner. 2) Do things that force you to be social with groups of people you haven’t already met. 3) Propose what you want, rather than waiting for it to be offered to you. Good luck!