“It is important to find the most honest way of living, trying to avoid as much as possible playing the games constantly proposed to you.”
-- The Raincoast Booklet
"'The Raincoats were a group of women who were, in part, just learning to play their instruments, but their debut album also coincides with the start of a whole artistic sensibility, one of fearless and knowing amateurism,' Pitchfork contributing editor Jenn Pelly writes in her recent book about the origins of the Raincoats, part of Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 music writing series."
JENN PELLY ended her book tour in Olympia, WA yesterday evening -- discussing and reading from her 33 1/3 book on THE RAINCOATS! I had to dash before the bands played (twilight only lasts so long), but here are some photos from the reading and discussion...
Praise for the book --