Saturday, April 27, 2002
New interview with Bob Andrews and Meggean Ward of Undertow (roster: Nadine, Centro-matic, Dolly Varden, etc): "I'm financing the record label with my credit cards," says Andrews calmly. "I've got $14,000 on them right now, but I know I'll make it back."
posted by SMc at 9:44 AM
Another Undertow act Varnaline are one of the featured artists in issue #10 of estimable British mag Comes with a smile, expected any day now. Josh Rouse, Silver Jews + a stack more also feature. Haven't really stopped playing the cd from #9, especially the Mazarin, Ben Phillipson (who?) and Signalmen cuts. The website's well worth a visit - interviews from the Summer'01 ed. have been added - Cash Bros, Oh Susanna, Death Cab, etc...
More choice UK cuttings for the Be Good Tanyas' scrapbook. The reviewer of their Newcastle gig for the May Get Rhythm was fittingly bewitched, as was Colin Irwin in the May Mojo. Irwin also pens a great BGTs feature in the latest ed. of fRoots in which he records Trish Klein encountering the Daily Star: "Look, there's breasts in the daily paper - what the hell sort of country is this?". Quite, Trish, quite...