What time is it when a new Arcade Fire song appears? Time to get off the fucking fence. ARCADE FIRE ARE BORING SHITE
If there’s a better argument for demanding the immediate shutdown of Pitchfork than the rise and rise of Vampire Weekend and Arcade Fire, I’m not sure I want to hear it.
The Jezabels + Oh Ye Denver Birds + Inland Sea + Dance Hall Paradiso + Lunch Tapes live @ Lightspace, 01.10.10
First things first: a small apology. I keep posting comments that bands, especially those in Brisbane, really need to stop trying to be either Vampire Weekend or Arcade Fire. But then last week I saw a band of what I would have called the Arcade Fire ilk that made me consider my previous position. On […]
I’m all for shameless opportunism, if it amuses me. Tons of jokes have been already been made about the vuvuzela, that long thin plastic trumpet that is drowning out all before it at the World Cup this year in South Africa. Sunn O)))) are planning a remix album. Vampire Weekend are going to be ‘incorporating’ […]
The third in the series from my coolest correspondent. (Although I’m pretty chuffed at Nathan from The Gossip saying he reckons me to be the “most important and interesting critic of all time” – I’d be even more chuffed if I believed he was being serious.) Incidentally, the criteria Rosie is applying to Vampire Weekend […]
Back, due to no demand at all. “The new low in music criticism” (trademark pending). You can be brief. You can be brutal. But can you cut the mustard when there’s only 60 seconds on the clock and you’ve never listened to the album before? Kittie – In The Black Never realised before that listening […]