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Let's Active: Afoot

Review by Mitchell Cohen, Creem, April 1984

MITCH EASTER is like a kid who only has a box of eight Crayolas – the basic set, no burnt sienna, no vermillion, no cornflower ...

Let's Active: Cypress (IRS IRSA 7047)

Review by Adam Sweeting, Melody Maker, 15 September 1984


Let's Active: Cypress

Review by Roy Trakin, Creem, January 1985

THE REGIONALIZATION of American pop continues apace, and it's about time we turned the beat around on our Brit cousins, right? ...

Let's Active's Mitch Easter

Interview by Karen Schlosberg, Creem, August 1985

NORTH CAROLINA has one of the neater state mottos around: Esse Quam Videri, To Be Rather Than To Seem. You might apply that motto to ...

Let's Active: Big Plans For Everybody

Review by Ira Robbins, Creem, August 1986

WHEN MITCH EASTER, Chris Stamey, Don Dixon and their fellow travelers in the North Carolina Sneakers-cum-dB's axis drifted north 10 years ago, one characteristic they ...

Let's Active

Interview by Richard Grabel, Creem, October 1986

IT'S BEAUTIFUL down in Winston-Salem, North Carolina, where Let's Active live. Maybe it influences the gentle dynamism and meticulous construction of their ingenious pop sounds ...

Mitch Easter of Let's Active

Profile and Interview by Christine Natanael, Reflex, September 1988

"AS A KID, I was sort of a science nerd," says Mitch Easter. Despite his Einstein-like beginnings, this young boy from Greensboro, North Carolina would ...

Let's Active: Re-Activated

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Mills, Harp, October 2003

Along with R.E.M., Athens based Let's Active ruled the college-radio airwaves in the mid-80s. ...

Mitch Easter Interviewed: Perfect Sound Forever - The Director's Cut

Retrospective and Interview by Fred Mills, unpublished, Summer 2007

NOTE: This is a vastly expanded version of the Mitch Easter feature, "Perfect Sound Forever," written for issue #76, of Magnet, published summer 2007. Interviews ...


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