Do I have to suspend critical judgment if I’m dealing with anything local (or even national)?
One of my regular correspondents on Twitter recently published this blog entry. I thought I’d reproduce it here, because I find it to be quite revealing: partway explanatory of what goes on behind the scenes at the mainstream rock press.
[Ed’s note: this was originally written as a response to a very long comment from a fellow calling himself Cracker Jack on the “It’s just another shitty music award. Who gives a crap?” thread. It was a well-argued, reasoned and mostly sober response. I suggest you read it first. And then read on…] … and what about […]
(This one is for the handful of folk who’ve emailed me saying, “see you at Big Sound next week”.) I haven’t been invited to either attend or participate, so I figure I’m not welcome. And I rarely go to places I’m not welcome.