The CLUAS Archive: 1998 - 2011


Right now, the hot album in estates and camper vans up and down the country  engaged in The Search is, "We Were Dead Before the Ship Even Sank" by Modest Mouse. This fine 2007 album, featuring guitar work by the great Johnny Marr, is the must listen to record for all discerning surfers who have been left cold by either the grandiose orchestral rock of Arcade Fire or that Aretha Franklin of Riot Grrl, Beth Ditto but are digging on Modest Mouse.

You heard it here, maybe not first, but certainly on good authority. Peace and love to y'all. Here is the video for 'Dashboard' featuring a bunch of salty old sailor dogs, aaargh Jim lad !

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2000 - 'Rock Criticism: Getting it Right', written by Mark Godfrey. A thought provoking reflection on the art of rock criticism.