Some bands from my youth have fallen by the wayside, but not The Doors. I always return to them and each return pays back my youthful devotion. RIP Ray Manzarek.
The London dreamers have borrowed their favourite parts from music’s past to create a headrush of love and mysticism
Is it irresponsible to write an album review without having heard a single note from said album? Maybe. It would probably depend on the album.
This appears to be the opposite of crazy. It’s mundane. Why would somebody describe their encounters with normal everyday situations and then call themselves crazy? Why indeed. They’d have to be delusional.
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.
Beck selling sheet music is like McDonald’s selling a recipe book. “Hey, we’re not going to sell you the Super-Ultra-Mega Big Mac, but you can buy our recipe book and make your own version.” Those recipes might even look complex on paper, but that doesn’t mean you aren’t consuming garbage.
Unless a particular artistic discipline has massive popular support then it ceases to become culturally relevant.
Why exactly does the whole world want to distance itself from the term hipster?
2012. I’m not going to lie to you, it’s been a shit year in terms of my personal life.
collapse board is a great place to lose two hours
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.
Visions seduces me a little more, yet at the same time, I know I will never truly love it
Sex, drugs, more sex, more drugs, each song details another night of Bacchanalian excess with no redemption in sight. Are you ready to party?
Turns out some cold-hearted bastard had gotten Brian in a box and then nailed it shut. It took me almost an hour to get him out.
Rock music is ‘better’ than pop music? There’s no fucking difference!
The update sparked two replies and got 9 ‘likes’, the second highest amount McMillan has ever gotten for a status update.
Pop outflanked all of its critics by making them extreme traditionalists or anti-populist cranks.
Don’t pull your pants. Buy this album instead.
It was The Supremes’ ‘Baby Love’ that really brought back that Chunka-Chunka feeling
This Red Pens single caught me off guard.
She radiated strength and an aura of not giving a damn
Can belong to the iconoclasts, the cynics, the lovers, the thinkers and the visionaries with hungry ears and a low threshold for boredom.
I thought of The Beatles line, “It was 20 years ago today”, probably because it really had been 20 years ago to the day