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Yesterday and today | favo(u)rite songs of the Interweb (volume 4)

Yesterday and today | favo(u)rite songs of the Interweb (volume 4)

Thanks to Lee Alexandra Adcock for posting the links up for me. I was going to write my standard introduction… very displeased with the lack of…

Where The Metaphor Fails | “Writing about music is like dancing about architecture”

By Ms Tiarney Miekus Anyone who cites this off-quoted quip has probably received a negative review. As far as one-liners go, it’s as vapid and reductive…

Before and after | a photojournal of Hinds on tour

I promised to type Carlotta is ill and ask fans to send jellybabies under each one, but I can’t figure out how to do that. So you’ll…

Has the stereotypical female gender role really disappeared? | Students on Gender

Has the stereotypical female gender role really disappeared? | Students on Gender

Beyoncé – If I Were A Boy https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AWpsOqh8q0M The first song I think about when…

The launch of Tidal | three times chicken feed is still chicken feed

The launch of Tidal | three times chicken feed is still chicken feed

Who would have thought that incredibly rich pop stars are that concerned about becoming even more…

“Being a sexually empowered woman doesn’t make you a slut or a slag” | Songs related to sexuality

“Being a sexually empowered woman doesn’t make you a slut or a slag” | Songs related to sexuality

First, define what you mean by Sexuality in relation to popular music. Now proceed… (All…

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Stealing Sheep – Not Real (Heavenly Recordings)

Stealing Sheep – Not Real (Heavenly Recordings)

By David Callahan Stealing Sheep exist in a self-determined parallel universe, where all the physical and creative resources they possess are marshalled into a curious diorama, resembling our world but…

Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer (Stop Start)

Speedy Ortiz – Foil Deer (Stop Start)

Around about this time last year, the internet was busy picking pixels out of Facebook’s COO Sheryl Sandberg’s Ban Bossy campaign: those of us empowered by the sentiment and those…

Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter (Fortuna POP!)

Joanna Gruesome – Peanut Butter (Fortuna POP!)

By Stephanie Phillips Despite what many a cantankerous punk will tell you it really doesn’t take too much to start a DIY band. It’s easy enough to find like minded,…

The Nightingales – Mind Over Matter (Louder Than War)

The Nightingales – Mind Over Matter (Louder Than War)

“For goodness sake, there’s been a chunk of time”, calls out Nightingales maestro Robert Lloyd seconds into the jittering opener of the same name. But in reality, there really hasn’t…