Engage, argue, inform, irritate … but above all entertain.
Let’s get leotarded, shall we?
Do I have to suspend critical judgment if I’m dealing with anything local (or even national)?
This music seemed so unreal, so glitzy and mainstream and safe when compared to the music we chose to listen to
This mix-tape was compiled for another website, who were going to run a feature on Collapse Board. The feature didn’t run. So here I am now, with the mix-tape nobody wants. The original idea was that to put them all up on SoundCloud, but I can’t be fussed with that, so you can find a […]
As audiences become less important to artists, it’s corporate sponsorship which is already filling the gap.
This talk of reverence and inheritance worries me. The idea that you should shut the fuck up because your progenitors haven’t yet been accorded their rightful due is so damn paralysing.
The rhythms are hugely complex in how they build up and break down. It’s these wave-like swells and drops that dictate how your body is going to move on the dancefloor. For the brainless dancefloor filler, structure is everything.
Don’t let anyone ever browbeat you into thinking music criticism is dull, or reviewing a band is a chore. you think that? get the fuck out of writing about music.