Critics have been falling over themselves to praise their special brand of retro R&B mixed with retro MOR and it will surely only be a matter of time before teenagers find out about them too.
I hope at least 34% of the people attending get laid by someone unexpected.
I’m looking forward to the doubtless inevitable follow-up issue, Men Who Rock
Nationally-distributed music magazines have turned into paper-thin circle-jerk bullshit
Scratch n Sniff music criticism? That’s gotta be wrong. But it’s True.
I don’t view music as a competition at all.
We have a freedom that Pitchfork, Rolling Stone, daily and weekly papers lost a long time ago. The freedom to say whatever we want to say, however we want to say it.
Don’t allow Scott-Heron’s expansive genius to be whittled down to who it influenced. Instead, approach it as necessary in its own right.
Would you rather lick Vegemite off a dingo’s nose or eat kangaroo testicles?