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Institutionalised sexism at The Guardian | The Chiffons vs George Harrison

I’m sure The Chiffons believed in the beauty of what they were singing as much as George did.

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True on Morley

The commentary around the article is frequently more consequential than the article itself.

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Spot the difference: Spin Magazine vs The Guardian

Wow. Talk about coincidences. One would think there was only one way to write about the Nevermind reissue!

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the editor of the NME reacts to the news PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the Mercury Prize twice

And then we all wake up and wonder where the art of genuine protest has gone.


Collapse Board: The First Year

We’re the Millwall of the Australian music media; no one likes us and we don’t care.

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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.

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Some right crap media double standards: Kings Of Leon vs Amy Winehouse

Note the difference between the tone (and reaction) to these two stories.


Beyonce Is Not Your Enemy

Putting pop acts on will kill Glastonbury? This argument is getting old now.

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Another One Of Those Days: Everett True’s July 2000 journal

I want a little glamour around my presence: glamour is the last thing I possess right now. I don’t know if I’ll ever recapture that mood again.

 Hannah Golightly

Novel music or better off as a character in a novel about trash munching in America? You tell me.

Chapter Four is all about the emergence of sound, style and make do and mend philosophy.