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Positives & negatives

I’ve been feeling a bit out of it the past few days.  I can’t really point exactly to why.  I got out all the promos & need to start work on the follow-ups.  I got the checks out to the …

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  1. GoddakkAttack says:

    based on your interviews it seems like you only listen to stuff on your label. i dunno if that’s a marketing ploy or if that’s real but if it’s real then that could take some of the mystery out of you not knowing what other bands they’re referencing.

    similarly Cat Power instead of Toni Halliday. i think that’s who her big ifluence was, or at least that’s what she said i don’t know what cat power sounds like.

  2. The only new music I regularly listen to is on the label, but I do hear stuff other than that. But I see all these reviews of bands mentioning a half dozen bands I’ve never heard of & then they sound like a bad New Order or an early Jesus & Mary Chain knock off.

    What do you think of Beth Gibbons (Portishead) as a comparison?

  3. GoddakkAttack says:

    don’t think it’s that accurate but i guess close enough. But then i haven’t heard their last album so maybe on that one they sound alike. anyways it’s a step in the right direction from Toni so i’d go with it.