It takes a lot of doing, and the stars and the gods aren’t usually in favour, but there is still such a thing as a good night out – a genuinely good night out, I mean, not one of those where you have to grit your teeth and force yourself to believe that yelling yourself hoarse over an oblivious crowd drunk to idiocy is somehow more genuinely fun than just staying in and wanking to cam sites, listening to the Heebie Jeebies’ Greatest Hits – and, no, not even the broken, ill-lit ugliness of this city, nor the deadening conviction that the little happiness you squeeze from it is provisional and frail, can take that away.
Praise for Moop City"You worthless attention whore. You’re no better than the bands you’re talking smack about." - smax
"You are a one dimensional fuck just like the bands you like." - Mr T
"I'd sleep with you in a heartbeat." - x
"No one understood this article." - CommentOne
Things to Moop aboutadam & the fish-eyed poets adil & vasundhara allegro fudge bangalore bat for lashes big star blek blind blake blitzen trapper bob dylan bombay cake chennai david byrne death match delhi devo duck dunn festivals frank's got the funk gigs gloria gaynor grey shack guided by voices harsha iyer janelle monae john lennon kai winding koch shankar laura nyro levon helm lily allen mamas & papas martha reeves media & the music business moloko music ooty patty & the emblems peggy lee peter cat recording co. records richard manuel roisin murphy schizophonic self-important bollocks shaair+func simon & garfunkel ska vengers skrat sky rabbit snake wagon sridhar-thayil st. vincent sulk station the arse bandits the carpenters the f-16's the indian popscene the jass b'stards the kinks thermal & a quarter the rolling stones the shakey rays the soft boys the talking heads