Fuck damnit, I’m slow. Like, folk been talkin’ ’bout the Fatties for decades now. Same way folk been sayin’ that Taylor Swift album is really somethin’. Well, not the exact same way but similar, ya dig? With the newfound enthusiasm of the born-again pop/indie fan (delete as applicable). Like, somehow it’s being darin’ or risky […]
It’s lonely at the top, motherfuckers. We live in a culture where money equals power, but what happens when the money arrives and you still feel powerless? When there’s nothing left to buy and you’re dying inside?
Like The Fall, Clinic is always different/always the same. You know what you’re going to get but you don’t know how you’re going to get it.
In Hornby’s view, rock critics are a pretty sheltered lot. It is, he points out, a young person’s game.
You can almost lick the penguins.
Music culture doesn’t have any kind of forward momentum anymore so albums like Mazes are allowed to exist without much complaint.
I’ll kill you. “You can’t do that dad, I’d be really unhappy.” You wouldn’t be unhappy, you’d be dead.
I so rarely go out to shows any more, I keep forgetting how much in love I remain with the thrill of live music. Last night at the Troubadour; I mean genuinely in love. I can’t resist it. After Blank Realm finished I was back in love with the music I’ve always been in love […]