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Picky Bastards @PickyBastards Bloody everywhere

Podcast and website. Great music, miserable people. Tweets by @Fran_Slater and @Atkins_Sam.

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Manchester institution @PiccadillyRecs went with Manchester band @whlungmusic for their album of 2019. How did most… https://t.co/dHKLCFLtHm'Best thing to come out of Sweden by a country mile so fuck your Ikea bookcase.' https://t.co/Kwo71eB6Jp https://t.co/cIo1kJb99hMr @sciencematt went with one of the biggest hits of the year when picking his album of 2019. But what did the othe… https://t.co/5wJOLmNWQZ'Belter. Absolute pop heaven. She's a queen.' https://t.co/Kwo71eB6Jp https://t.co/ULOi015Ac9It might be the first time a Picky Bastard has listened to @ArianaGrande, but as @billboard picked Thank U, Next as… https://t.co/8h5uiAKQhF'I'm going to run with the concept: "Songs You'd Not Expect Someone With My Record Collection To Like"' https://t.co/Kwo71eSI7ZIt was a big year for Jaime by @blkfootwhtfoot, with @KCRW and other picking it as the best album of 2019. Where di… https://t.co/cGLAr6gogpThis Monday, @80lisa gives us a top ten guilty pleasures that she doesn't feel a tiny bit guilty about: https://t.co/Kwo71eSI7Z
1/27
2020
Editor @Fran_Slater chose Compliments Please by @SELFESTEEM___ as his album of 2019. What did the other Picky Basta… https://t.co/XvKSHQyN60For @AP, the best album of 2019 was Shea Butter Baby by @AriLennox - you'll have to have a listen if you want to kn… https://t.co/kzVIaGqlXO.@floodmagazine were one of many publication to pick @WeyesBlood as their album of 2019. Did the Picky Bastards agr… https://t.co/Hg9K8aTeGJNow a big @porijporij fan. Go read my words !! https://t.co/AKmrvjPULN
Retweeted by Picky BastardsMr @nckprkr chose There Existed an Addiction to Blood by @clppng as his album of 2019. What did the rest of us thin… https://t.co/xZAlScgzvzIt's our Best Albums of 2019 episode. Which of these artists has our album of the year? @clppng @WeyesBloodhttps://t.co/t3fcNtL5JuWhat were the best albums of 2019? We're finally going to let you in on the secret: https://t.co/VPZdoRif2s
1/26
2020
Just watched Once Upon a Time in Hollywood. So you don't have to. Utter shite.****COMPETITION TIME**** Win a £50 tab to spend on food & booze 🍔🍔🍺🍷 RT & ❤️to enter https://t.co/VKO77guNK0
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1/25
2020
'Gundersen plays a gentle, insistent acoustic and sings heartfelt, plaintive words that seek to find answers to som… https://t.co/Fy8Q3K7A0b'He’s also – thank the Lord – a funny fucker when he wants to be' https://t.co/PdaQoj9BuL https://t.co/Rn4uFyAQq6'You can see that his music means something to the people in the audience' https://t.co/PdaQoj9BuL https://t.co/jLhQgrI6WPPete Wild headed over to @thisisgorilla to watch @noahgundersen and @hrwhitford sing some songs. Safe to say he enj… https://t.co/slkPpi1XPR
1/24
2020
@DaniellePezza Yeah, I personally had chamber psych, chamber pop, and something else to do with chambers. Ridiculous.'Bands often hate these labels so maybe they are not needed as a reference point for us.' https://t.co/46qGhdH5Vt https://t.co/nqzTvErMKp'Unsurprisingly genre is very important to Spotify. The better they define what genre a song is then the better the… https://t.co/lkgZQY0MUA'What the hell is Chamber Psych?' https://t.co/46qGhdH5Vt https://t.co/5qWM17R7UMIn the second Moan of 2020, @ScienceMatt questions exactly what a genre called Chamber Psych could entail.… https://t.co/feekrh2NRi
1/22
2020
'There are plenty more moments where the band’s singer and songwriter Juliette Jackson remains optimistic in the fa… https://t.co/KA9BdKV7gc'This band are heading for the big time.' https://t.co/bTOlBx39li https://t.co/lu2hE5odRt'It’s more layered than you realise.' https://t.co/bTOlBxkKJS https://t.co/yAYXTKB6QBHave some @thebigmoon light to brighten up your #BlueMonday @PickyBastards https://t.co/9dBDyIMwiW
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @Reverend_Makers @ItsAMatterOfOp1 They don't sound anything like Massive Attack, though. They might exist in a trad… https://t.co/DpwupwXkrz @Reverend_Makers @ItsAMatterOfOp1 There are many ways in which you can break new ground, not just how you sound.… https://t.co/Ox5R0OkzfQ @Reverend_Makers @ItsAMatterOfOp1 I would say so. They're certainly at least great, which you said also didn't exis… https://t.co/ibW0r72jCC @Reverend_Makers @ItsAMatterOfOp1 From the last couple of years, Big Thief, Young Fathers, FKA Twigs, IDLES, St Vin… https://t.co/bqEMpuodWS @Reverend_Makers @ItsAMatterOfOp1 NonsenseHere's @jamespspearing reviewing the second album from @TheBigMoon, which he already thinks will be one of the most… https://t.co/IrRpWZTbTT
1/20
2020
'has this sterile, factory-produced sheen on it' https://t.co/Gfjm3YCsvq https://t.co/TMEUx4vw4GA spot-on review of the honking marshmallow fart that is Justin Biebpipe's new single. https://t.co/27K5ZoxtsN
Retweeted by Picky Bastards'“Yummy” was precision-engineered to go viral' https://t.co/Gfjm3YCsvq https://t.co/ehhGjiGjXS‘A bit Vampire Weekend for me.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/zjLXRovt9jI wrote about that yummy-yum that yummy-yum that yummy yummy https://t.co/StN6AlEizK
Retweeted by Picky Bastards‘Not good Elton John.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/hMXQuyMTdQ'Everything about “Yummy” indicates that it was not the product of genuine artistic expression, but planned in a bo… https://t.co/rBa4r4hzIgAn article where @ta_burrows starts the new decade by reviewing the return of Justin Bieber. It goes about as well… https://t.co/ZfwGPYLODf
1/19
2020
‘A good album, an interesting band.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/nsAMuB35wA‘They’ve suffered from people aping them.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/iK0HU8nh9u‘I’d rather be doing anything else.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/g448LRHxsZ‘Overblown, smug, light and airy.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/JpUpKp6vIn
1/18
2020
@thejohnsmith Ah, okay. Will do. Tried to look for that before I tweeted but I must have been blind! @jamespspearing @Fran_Slater You're wrong @thejohnsmith Hi John. Could you follow us so I can DM you with a press enquiry? Cheers. @jamespspearing @Fran_Slater You know what I mean...‘Threw everything at the wall.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/nCGbC2TrO5In which @Fran_Slater challenges @jamespspearing to listen to In Rainbows for the first time, and James gets it all… https://t.co/a9LFTu3eGK'It’s pretty much a textbook Radiohead-song-I-don’t-like.' https://t.co/MXTs5rvUJ3 https://t.co/zWjnpHcbYD'I could introduce In Rainbows in just five words: the best album ever made.' https://t.co/MXTs5rNw7D https://t.co/DYeQhX6Xek‘Feel like he’s going to crack or crumble at any point.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/5uaaBySItJ @Fran_Slater tried to make me like Radiohead. Find out how it went @PickyBastards https://t.co/m0XhOICUpg
Retweeted by Picky BastardsIt's Blind Taste Time again today, with @jamespspearing taking up his first listen of In Rainbows by @radiohead: https://t.co/MXTs5rNw7D
1/17
2020
@Atkins_Sam It's The 1975, so probably not.‘An excellent piece of work.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/1u31ObemVM‘Outstanding poetry throughout.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/4tchPFD3GG‘He should be making bold and brash alt-pop.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/ixhXQwshyz‘Really, really excited me.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/MAYgxxd2qY‘Still points where she seems a bit too shouty.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/EYXqUMIM79‘Contemplative.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/uo8UqvjtW3
1/16
2020
'Please, save me from my isolation – tell me about the minutiae of your music taste, so I feel like a bit less of a… https://t.co/ms0CZNCwRr'Without that ten seconds, perhaps I wouldn’t have felt like Sebadoh were worth following around the country on tou… https://t.co/ZDN1xlwUTI'I’ve moved further and further down this line towards tone over tune.' https://t.co/YEu26eqhVO https://t.co/czzj2O8gdT @Atkins_Sam Could always allocate you some random reviews, Mr Atkins.In his latest Think Piece, @nckprkr tells us about the obsessions he has with tiny sounds in songs: https://t.co/YEu26eqhVO
1/15
2020
‘So much darker and more interesting than anything I’ve heard by her.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/ePuaUHNnLN‘It makes it feel like you’re there.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/OjteM5i9k7‘Creamy, milky consistency.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/lhr9JY6Fls‘Suffers from a lot of bloat.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/VFZBYCVeTT
1/14
2020
I wrote about a @nckprkr favourite in my first piece for @PickyBastards this year... https://t.co/xgBQ3ljhty
Retweeted by Picky Bastards @SELFESTEEM___ Yup. Total shite.'It’s a reminder of why we’re so lucky to have them.' https://t.co/yOc7uOCqdk‘@katetempest says things that other artists skate around.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/4Xk7K7jdyc‘The most politically incendiary.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/8ho3erO5Ac'So with my concerns about the point of a live album firmly put to bed, I am left wondering why this works so well.… https://t.co/ESwTr5cqxs‘I could spend hours talking about this.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/HZ3gYlwfGf'For me, putting the record on for the first time, I was taken back to those times I’ve been lucky enough to stand… https://t.co/4ojCIzkQz8‘There’s nothing that’s given me more this decade.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/jOl4OAbPCY @JoeGideonMusic @nckprkr @ta_burrows Thanks, Joe - Glad you enjoyed - will get back to you about the review, should… https://t.co/jIbL0zV3G3In his first review of 2020, @Fran_Slater reviews the recent live album from @idlesband: https://t.co/yOc7uOkPlM
1/13
2020
‘Not sure it stands up that well as an album.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/FdNUGZ83uo'Without really noticing, over the last couple of songs, they’ve dismantled my expectations with a couple of consid… https://t.co/AHm8jjplW9‘Very, very shiny.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/SqouxDfcbG'Theatrical and comedic, the narrator describes a bitter childhood grudge with an adult’s petulance.'… https://t.co/RiS4omGrnx‘Very clever.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/wPSb5y9VDr'If there’s a way to my good side, it’s through weird anecdotes about quitting at Debenhams on your first day becau… https://t.co/SZIxRvtHjW‘Hard to escape from.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/LdK3O0bB0yIn our second Blind Taste Test, @nckprkr challenges @ta_burrows to listen to some @JoeGideonMusic: https://t.co/UpdzIZzoeP
1/12
2020
‘A very mixed bag at best.’ https://t.co/75FNjRaQq6 https://t.co/Nn0SGPpC9W‘Unbelievably lazy.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/OQp1n1Au02‘We’re not going to look back at it as the best album ever made.’ https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/cZxRFHstu4'It's a lot of work - I don't want to do that work.' https://t.co/75FNjRsrhE https://t.co/fLHtkfSZfM
1/11
2020
'Adore You is about relationships I think... probably a song young girls will completely swoon over.'… https://t.co/rXCEYLGZSW'Cherry continues the fruit theme and there is little doubt he's having trouble with his missus.'… https://t.co/YtZuyQYBJr
1/10
2020

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