Curious Creatures

Rachel Goswell Pt. 2: Female Energy

Episode Summary

In this Episode Lol and Budgie continue their conversation with Rachel Goswell about – “Female Energy”

Episode Notes

Breaking Silence.
This is Rachel’s first interview in three years - we are honoured. 

Rachel saw Lol Kissing on tour - or did Rachel see Lol on the Kissing tour? 
Slowdive’s future drummer Simon was two rows behind Rachel
Though they didn’t meet for another 1000 days.

Kabuki intro made the crowd go mental 
Spinal Tap moment Pornography playing 100 years without a crash helmet
Rachel’s revolving Toronto stage. 
Every bad haircut and stupid interview on the Web forever. 

Rachel didn’t see a female tech until the late 90’s 
Christian would wear a dress if it got him in the band 
The Cure’s Pearl had interesting outfits 
More female techs in music today - yay!

Budgie honorary female with The Slits 
Lol didn’t leave his hotel for three days in NYC!
Lol and Budgie say Exeter for the book tour.

Still Talking after All These Years
Budgie and Viv Albertine - as if for the first time 
Budgie? All will be revealed in the next episode of ‘Frankie Goes to Hollywood’ 
Lol? Micky D and his mum say, Laurence! 
In Japan, it’s Mr Bud Gee San

At 12, Rachel loved Joni Mitchell and Grace jones, at 14, Siouxsie 
Lol and Budgie dig the Joni Mitchell bio 
Lol has Sylvia Plath’s ‘Bell Jar’ in many versions.
Rachel will seek out Bridget Riley.


Inspirational Siren: Nico (October 16, 1938 – July 18, 1988)


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