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Jessica Hopper: A Conversation With A Living Female Rock Critic

Jessica Hopper: A Conversation With A Living Female Rock Critic

Interview and words by Joseph Kyle. Reprinted with Kyle’s permission from the Recoup. Jessica Hopper is a polarizing figure in punk rock and indie rock.…

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…

Pen Tip Rips – 9: Of Montreal

Pen Tip Rips – 9: Of Montreal

By Sleeven Tyler Perry…

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…

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Tame Impala – Currents (Interscope)

Tame Impala – Currents (Interscope)

HEY SO check out Tame Impala, huh. Check out that cover. A shiny silver sphere in a white/black void. It even looks like one of those post-prog 80s albums from…

White Reaper – White Reaper Does It Again (Polyvinyl)

White Reaper – White Reaper Does It Again (Polyvinyl)

Damn you, White Reaper. Look at you, with yr catchy 60s-styled garage tunes, and yr tried-and-true hooks, and yr Ramones-y gallop. Look at you guys go. You’re like all the…

Album Roundup: June 2015

Album Roundup: June 2015

By Scott Creney So if Robert Christgau—who pretty much invented this format—is the Dean of Rock Critics, then what does that make me? The Mujahideen of Rock Critics? The Paula…

Shoegaze Showdown – FOREVR vs. Deafcult

Shoegaze Showdown – FOREVR vs. Deafcult

Before we begin, let’s review the rule book. HOW TO REVIVE SHOEGAZE IN 4 EASY STEPS 1. Get a chick. 2. Figure out how to make that bendy guitar string…