It’s The Darkness rolled into the JAMMS isn’t it? But slicker and more disposable (not an insult).
It’s like pissing in parchment, music reviewing. So here are some pretty videos to describe the new David Bowie single instead
Freedom of speech, public debate, and to then be “stable” golf writers, copy, but as long as any 1 card reader complies with lively analog temerity to take a drive, and competent writing the column, and is a common disease, schizophrenia, I call the right locations. Damn green iguana.
That In Utero memo Google-translated into Haitian Creole, Russian, Welsh, Esperanto, Icelandic and back again into English
Make more sense now?
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To sum up. I think this memo is probably a spoof. A very cleverly worded and artful spoof for sure… but still a spoof.
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 legends, to emphasise the inflexibility of the narrative.
The first line alone contains two historically volcanic eruptions of bragging. Not even Kanye has the ego to say he’s been alive forever, let alone that he wrote the very first goddamn song
Unless a particular artistic discipline has massive popular support then it ceases to become culturally relevant.
Lee Ranaldo is George Harrison (obviously)
The new Animal Collective album bores the shit out of me. It’s tedious and unimaginative. It is lazy in every conceivable sense — lyrically, melodically, sonically, creatively.
[Oh my god! Ronnie Spector is singing to me!]
Yes, I am going to bend that spoon with my mind, so pay attention…
The fantasy world that David Thomas inhabits reeks of privilege and conceit. Perhaps I expected a bit more intelligence, a bit more individuality, a bit more adventurousness to his thinking. Then again, he is a white middle-class American male. We can’t expect too much.
So you’ll have these obscure bands being lauded, and mortals like us trying to figure out just what it was that XXXX found in their music.
Pop outflanked all of its critics by making them extreme traditionalists or anti-populist cranks.
Fucking Justin Bieber, man. Gotta fucking hate young people.
It was The Supremes’ ‘Baby Love’ that really brought back that Chunka-Chunka feeling
‘Somewhere Over The Rainbow’ is a prime example of AABA with an outro.
I never thought we shouldn’t grow, I never thought we should repeat.
Listening to Thirlwell’s music makes me want to do better, generally, at everything.
It exudes such a delicious sense of freedom
Ball Park Music’s debut album is – and this is as much a compliment as an insult – musical premature ejaculation.
If I’m feeling sick or down music is really quite nourishing.