Royal Trux reissues

Without wanting to come on all Rock Family Trees, there was a band called Pussy Galore. In it were people who rocked, including men called Jon Spencer and Neil Hagerty. By the time Pussy Galore ended in a shower of recrimination and Spanish best-of parody art, new bands had already risen like pre-emptive phoenixes: BossContinue reading “Royal Trux reissues”

Touch and Go is having a shake-up

I know. I was supposed to write about the Asobi Seksu gig tonight, but new shit has come to light. Sorry. Touch and Go is having a shake-up, and I’m not a fan. For those who don’t know, here’s what T&G have to say: It is with great sadness that we are reporting some majorContinue reading “Touch and Go is having a shake-up”

Interview with Jennifer Herrema, Part 1

I recently conductd my first ever interview last week. I had the privilege of chatting to Jennifer Herrema of RTX, and formerly of Royal Trux. A chopped up version of this will go in FACT Magazine, while a larger version will be on the website. Here, though, is pretty much the whole thing. It getsContinue reading “Interview with Jennifer Herrema, Part 1”

Part 2!

So, getting back to the music for a second. ‘Resurrect’, off the first album (Transmaniacon, 2004). I do love that song, and it hit me as the RTX version of ‘Rocket Queen’, because it finishes this great album, and it’s an epic! I don’t know what to say. That’s a good thing to take awayContinue reading “Part 2!”