Whether you like Animal Collective’s music or not, it’s dishonest to say they’re unoriginal.
Why Everett True Is Right / Why Everett True Is Wrong … Everett True responds + 5 extraordinary songs
In that very same article, I lay trails to SEVEN other bands and musicians – all female – who No Mas Bodas remind me of
You’ll notice I’m praising Bono as a lyricist here. Take a deep breath, agree, then move along.
Scratch n Sniff music criticism? That’s gotta be wrong. But it’s True.
The worst character in fiction is Twilight’s Bella: a canvas of nothingness onto which the empty project their shallow desires.
Why Everett True is sort of wrong… er… well, not exactly right… partially right yet partially not… oh well… whatever… nevermind…
I just don’t think anyone was trying to suck out, water down, or destroy Cobain’s legacy
March 2, 2015 – Mumford & Sons are pleased to announce the details of their forthcoming third album, Wilder Mind. I’m assuming the title doesn’t refer to Arizona Wilder, the Mind Control Slave. Nor can I assume it is some form of bizarre, semi-illiterate reference to a “broadening of the horizons” because, clearly, Mumford & […]
I have no idea if they’ll remain this good the whole time the four ladies, the two ladies, are together. It seems near unbelievable they could be. But there again, there’s Kim Deal. If you don’t get this video on any level, if you do not understand this music just one nano-second of a nano-second, if you do […]
In my book Nirvana: The True Story (2006), I undertake an autoethnographical approach to biography, attempting to impart an understanding of my chosen subject—the rock band Nirvana—via discussion of my own experiences. On numerous occasions, I veer off into tangential asides, frequently using extensive footnotes to explain obscure musical references. Personal anecdotes are juxtaposed with […]
We had a discussion on Collapse Board recently, about whether our preference for women making a more immediate/emotional type of music helps propagate stereotypes of women in music. No. No, I don’t think it does. Professor Ben Green puts it like this: A reader might see that Collapse Board has certain interests. One of those interests is […]