Everett True

Why. Music. Criticism. Still. Matters. (So. Go. Fuck. Yourselves. Spin Magazine.)

The next logical step for Spin Magazine would be to stop listening to music altogether. It’s such a fucking pain in the ass.

 Everett True

Music journalism is the new boring | a response

Never before has there been a greater opportunity for music journalists to be tastemakers and discoverers of exciting talent. Never before has that opportunity been so resolutely rejected.

 Everett True

Everett True reacts to the news that Bon Iver is Pitchfork’s Number One album of 2011


 Mike Turner

Rear In Yr View 2011

Wild Flag’s debut album has taken women all the way to the top and proves they can write an album as uninspired, predictable, and shallow as any man.

 Wallace Wylie

Teenage Moods – Mood Ring (25 Diamonds)

I would call it pop-punk, but then you’ll think of Green Day or some shit like that.

 Everett True

Rewind to 1990

Damn. Damn. Damn. 1990 really was all right.

 Ben Pratt

Modern Day Music Criticism Sucks

Nationally-distributed music magazines have turned into paper-thin circle-jerk bullshit

 Everett True

a brief note on The Daily Swarm, and the homogenisation of music writing on the web

Who watches the watchmen?

 Everett True

10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 11.08.11 – 17.08.11

I don’t think anyone needs to worry about musicians losing their voices any time soon.

 Everett True

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.