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10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 11.08.11 – 17.08.11

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1. Where has the art of genuine protest gone? asks a ‘concerned’ music industry insider
Either the NME covers political bands, in which case their editor’s statement is nonsense. Or it doesn’t. In which case, their editor’s statement is meaningless. (Everett True)
2. thoughts on the new Washington song, ‘Holy Moses’
‘Holy Moses’ is potentially the single best song Washington’s ever released. (Matt O’Neill)
3. Of course, it doesn’t count when women or blacks do it. A collection of 20 present-day political pop songs
These are all drawn from suggestions from people on Facebook, and Collapse Board writers. Just the tip of the iceberg… (ET)
4. two songs that I’ve been meaning to track down for nearly two decades
This song used to haunt my drunken waking moments. (ET)
5. Over the last few days, half of England burned. The other half talked witless bollocks about it. (see featured image)
Truth dies when news stories are reduced to binaries: good, evil, black, white, them, us. Difficult concepts are dumbed down into sound bites. We click ‘like’ and make a cup of tea. (Tamsin Chapman)
6. Both Sides, Now! – How Women are Denied Universal Appeal as Songwriters
Men demand that women be natural and unaffected, and nowhere more so than in the world of music. (Wallace Wylie)
7. onstage with Nick Cave and The Birthday Party
A week later, it’s all over the fucking national music press. (ET)
8. Collapse Board manifesto number 9: Pitchfork, the betrayal of music & some great songs
This is where I put forward my own humble reasons for writing about music. And they don’t include Pitchfork’s inbuilt sexism or abject servility. (ET)
9. quite a revealing blog entry about editorial policy at Q and NME
Dear Everett True, NME and Q don’t love music any less than you do … (ET)
10. You don’t need to shout to be heard: nine present-day political songs
I don’t think anyone needs to worry about musicians losing their voices any time soon. (Princess Stomper)
10. Why Everett True Is Wrong – Animal Collective
Whether you like Animal Collective’s music or not, it’s dishonest to say they’re unoriginal. (Scott Creney)

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