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Two more reasons why Mogwai are Tremendous

Posted: April 10th, 2003, by Marceline Smith

Buy em now from their website. [And that’ll be their new, fancy website so that link immediately stopped working and now they seem to have sold out of the tshirts as well. Gah]

See also Wee Stuart having it out with John Battsek, the producer of that Britpop documentary Live Forever in The Scotsman.

Stuart: “If by influential you mean Hirst has opened the door for a plethora of like-minded chancers to exploit the swamp of postmodern Britain by churning out similarly banal, contemptuous artefacts and that Albarn is a multi-talented multi-faceted composer/musician in the sense that he has spread his soulless drivel over a variety of musical genres then you are correct.”

The other guy gets the best put-down though: “Maybe you were too busy printing T-shirts and missed it.”. HO ho. Oh dear.

Marceline Smith

Marceline is the fierce, terrifying force behind diskant.net, laughing with disdain as she fires sharpened blades of sarcasm in all directions. Based in Scotland, her lexicon consists of words such as 'jings', 'aboot' and 'aye': our trained voice analysts are yet to decipher some of the relentless stream of genius uttered on a twenty-four hour basis. Marceline's hobbies include working too much and going out in bad weather.


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