Author Archives: sisterphonetica

Judy Street – What

Missing my Northern Soul dance classes while I’m on holiday!



Cocteau Twins – Lorelei

Ah, the strangeness of Liz Fraser’s mostly neologistic lyrics.



Air – Sexy Boy

In times like these we need to wear some GIANT TROUSERS and have a bit of a (sexy) dance.





Rapsody – Ibtihaj ft. D’Angelo, GZA

I LOVE the wonkiness and discord in this song.

D’Angelo provides the groove. MMMMMMMMMMhmmmm!

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The Cure – Why can’t I be you?

I had completely forgotten about this song til last night. Loved every minute. Those indie pop disco moments of silliness amongst the hairspray, backcombing and indelible red lipstick. A VERY muddy night to remember, and I’ll be singing this song in my head for a Very Long Time.


(also, this video is bonkers)




The Cure – Let’s Go To Bed

I don’t care if you don’t, and I don’t feel if you don’t, and I don’t want it if you don’t, and I won’t say it if you don’t say it first!


Nearly time for Bobert! WHEEEE!





The Cure – A Forest

Back in the mists of time, I recall learning to play this on the bass in a school hall…


And tomorrow, I go back to see them in a muddy field!



Charlotte Adigéry – High Lights

if ever there was a great song about hairdos, this is it.


I know I shouldn’t do it but I love synthetic wigs a lot.



Jarv Is – Must I Evolve?

I have always loved Jarvis and this is as great as he has ever been, I reckon. Love the breakdown in the middle, allegedly recorded in a cave.


And now we’re back in the Stone Age.



Os Mutantes – Bat Macumba

Must be the sun that’s put this in my head. Put on your best flares and shake your hair.