Time for one final list from 2013 (barring any straggling best-of lists), the all-important most read articles of the year. 1. Secret Memo Regarding Nirvana’s ‘In Utero’ Reissue Leaked People not only like to read the same story over and over again, they demand it. Our job is to retell the story, to reinforce the […]
There’s one song that stands out more than any other for its depiction of cruelty, for its story about the forced labor of children
This song spills over with as much joy and innovation (both prime pop ingredients) as a kindergarten art class and is just as fun, splashy, bright, intent and contrary.
I’m pleased to say that Ready! Get! Go! is nothing less than brilliant, a wonderful album from start to finish. A record that can stand beside The Shaggs, and in places even goes beyond it.
Would I take drugs with Sky Ferreira? Of course I fucking would.
I like the fact Black Sabbath and Unwound haven’t been a male institution for years.
Night Time, My Time is fantastic. A lifetime of bad ideas that turns into good ideas in the context of music. I like the new M.I.A. album. I respect the new Laurel Halo album. I’m falling in love with the new Sky Ferreira album.
The string and vocal arrangements bring to mind Disney at its sweetest, or Van Dyke Parks at his straightest.
This is the most disappointing record I’ve heard all year. It hurts. Ken Kesey was right. Never trust a prankster.