Some of the most impressively bad writing about Grimes the internet has yet produced.
The ability not just to make words stick to a page/screen but give them a sense of life, make them walk and talk with your own spirit – s’tricky and the best music critics have always done it.
Engage, argue, inform, irritate … but above all entertain.
I regard a critic as someone who values curiosity over cultural complacency, and knows how to enable this as a practice in others
While Pitchfork may be invaluable as an archive, it is worse than useless as a forum for insight and argument
Fuck’s sake. How low can Australian music criticism go?
Music critics are NOT fucking cool – never have been, never will be
The next logical step for Spin Magazine would be to stop listening to music altogether. It’s such a fucking pain in the ass.
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.