Color: Transparent Gold/Black Swirl
Released: 2001, April 24
Label: Boxcar Record
Possibly one of my most favorite EPs ever. The song “Marianas” is a spiritual affair for me. I’m not kidding. The tune happily puts me in a trance and carries me off to the ether every time. The rest of…
Track 5 softly-and-slowly-feat-rob-boak
Treat your ears right. Listen to this track.
- Day One: Hang around house all day writing bits of useless information on bits of paper.
- Day Two: Decide lack of inspiration due to too much isolation and non-fraternisation. Go to pub. Have drinks.
- Day Three: Get up and go to pub. Hold on in there a style is on its way. Through sheer boredom and drunkenness, talk to people in pub.
- Day Four: By now people in the pub should be continually getting on your nerves. Write things about them on backs of beer mats.
- Day Five: Go to pub. This is where true penmanship stamina comes into its own as by now guilt, drunkenness, the people in the pub and the fact you’re one of them should combine to enable you to write out of sheer vexation.
- Day Six: If possible, stay home. And write. If not, go to pub.