Some Party: Greville Tapes Music Club: Season 2

Posted: February 3, 2022

Some Party is a newsletter sharing the latest in independent Canadian rock’n’roll, curated weekly by Adam White. Each edition explores punk, garage, psych, and otherwise uncategorizable indie rock, drawing lines from proto to post and taking some weird diversions along the way.

During the early 2000s Punknews heyday we’d dread the weeks following Christmas. We were in the habit of churning more than a dozen stories a day, and the post-holiday news doldrums felt simply excruciating for their lack of momentum. I’m older now, arguably wiser, and (like everyone) ground quite thoroughly down by the sorry state of the world. At Some Party speeds, in a pandemic funk, I relished the break – but inertia’s pernicious. Monday seemed a little thin still, but what a difference a few days can make. This is a big one.

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