CROSS STITCH: Until I Find You: CS

I forget where I heard it, and I’m not going to get the quote right, but somebody smart said that when you’re going to make something, look for the void—look for the thing that doesn’t exist that you want to exist, and make that thing. Cross Stitch seem to have hit on the idea of creating an all-female Sebadoh, which is the thing we all needed without knowing we needed it. They’re also one of the best contemporary American post-punk bands, which is no small feat. I think they may have broken up, which is a loss we’re only beginning to deal with. We still have this tape, and specifically “Blue Blue.” –Matt Werts (Peterwalkee, / Bitch Face,