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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…

“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.…

A bluffer’s guide to reviewing live shows

A bluffer’s guide to reviewing live shows

I got asked to contribute to “a guide on balanced, conclusive and comprehensive reviewing…

“You don’t have to be an activist to want to make a change” | Students on authenticity

“You don’t have to be an activist to want to make a change” | Students on authenticity

I should preface this list by stating that authenticity in popular music…

An Antidote to Boredom 1 | “A young, Aussie, Cetaphil-wearing Kim Gordon prancing around with a microphone”

An Antidote to Boredom 1 | “A young, Aussie, Cetaphil-wearing Kim Gordon prancing around with a microphone”

By Alice Rezende In a stampede of self-confidence and frenzied admiration, I told…

Why do you like Courtney Barnett?

Why do you like Courtney Barnett?

Her name sounds like a firm of solicitors. It’s what I look…

White girl dancing in front of your bathroom mirror at 1:00am | students’ music for The Groove The Hook The Sound

White girl dancing in front of your bathroom mirror at 1:00am | students’ music for The Groove The Hook The Sound

Led Zeppelin – Fool In The Rain https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mws9rDmhePI I really hope this…

“The music consumes me” | students tackle Identity in Music

“The music consumes me” | students tackle Identity in Music

The way in which subcultures achieve authenticity is through what theorist Pierre…

Do not mess with the critic, deutschbags. The critic is always right

Do not mess with the critic, deutschbags. The critic is always right

Here is the opening paragraph of what I wrote on Collapse Board,…

In Search of Nirvana: Why Nirvana: The True Story Could Never Be ‘True’

In Search of Nirvana: Why Nirvana: The True Story Could Never Be ‘True’

In my book Nirvana: The True Story (2006), I undertake an autoethnographical…

So boring I forgot what I was going to type | the collected Facebook War On Drugs vitriol

So boring I forgot what I was going to type | the collected Facebook War On Drugs vitriol

This one started quite innocuously. A simple and well-liked comment on Facebook,…

The last baby boom rocker | Your thoughts on Tom Petty

The last baby boom rocker | Your thoughts on Tom Petty

Top 5. Shut up if you’re gonna start a diss thread here.…

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