Jerry Lee Lewis & the Nashville Teens
For a long time I was a massive fan of Andrew Weatherall. He was a musical polymath, and so a useful guide for a variety of underground musical styles. I would devour any interview or magazine Top Ten he compiled. When I first discovered him, it was through indie dance remixes, and then techno and trance, but later on he moved on to . . .
There is something quite charming about something you like unexpectedly, in contrast to hearing something you have heavily anticipated due to previous hype. It means you can listen with no weight of expectation.
A long time ago, before the internet really took off, you’d go to record stores, and they’d have listening posts . . .