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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…

Whatever happened to the music press? An interview from January 2002

Whatever happened to the music press? An interview from January 2002

Originally run on PennyBlackMusic. Interview and feature by David McNamee in Hull, who…

“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.…

When nice people make horrible music | the collected Facebook Foo Fighters vitriol

When nice people make horrible music | the collected Facebook Foo Fighters vitriol

This band certainly attracts a lot of opinions. I asked the question Why…

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

The people have spoken | The greatest band of the grunge era

Grunge began in 1990 when my previous girlfriend broke my heart by…

Conversations about music criticism | Does Collapse Board help propagate stereotypes of women in music?

Conversations about music criticism | Does Collapse Board help propagate stereotypes of women in music?

Earlier today, Lee posted an interesting review of the Klara Lewis EP…

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