An interesting volte face for the field of music criticism – from opinion-leaders and gate-keepers to mainstream cheerleaders
I hope at least 34% of the people attending get laid by someone unexpected.
There’s a point to be proven, you understand. Nothing personal, it’s just business.
So. I guess my question for today is: Is it all worth it? Is this what we really have to do to compete in the modern world?
“Music fans have to stop being so fucking menopausal” | An interview about teens, emos, chavs, music
Subcultures stop being creative as soon as they become aware of themselves as subcultures.
Do I think Pussy Riot will provoke a new coming of Riot Grrrl? (my answer to a question from The Guardian)
Do I think Pussy Riot will provoke a new coming of Riot Grrrl? I don’t think Riot Grrrl ever went away
Brand? BRAND?!! It’s a motherfucking music paper, you corporate assholes.
Rappers are working class. Critics are middle class. They don’t understand each other.
I admire Krissi’s self-belief and her lack of perspective: it’s what always kept me strong during my U.K. music press years.
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.