Scott Creney

Everything Is Plastic – The Corrupting Ideal of Authenticity In Music

ALL music is fake. That’s why they call it a performance; that’s why they call it an act.

 Everett True

two discussions around the notion of ‘authenticity’ in pop music

Authenticity, pah! It’s as bad as real music! No such thing.


The Question of Authenticity and Lana Del Rey

The Question of Authenticity and Lana Del Rey

This type of female voice, expressing these worries, these contradictions, simply does not exist anywhere else in popular music right now.

 Everett True

the editor of the NME reacts to the news PJ Harvey has become the first artist to win the Mercury Prize twice

And then we all wake up and wonder where the art of genuine protest has gone.

 Everett True

12 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 18.08.11 – 25.08.11

It was all about one album this week.

 Everett True

10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 11.08.11 – 17.08.11

I don’t think anyone needs to worry about musicians losing their voices any time soon.

 Everett True

Of course, it doesn’t count when women or blacks do it. Part 2.

Just thought I’d spell this out. So sexism doesn’t exist in the music industry in 2011, huh?

 Wallace Wylie

Both Sides, Now! – How Women are Denied Universal Appeal as Songwriters

Men demand that women be natural and unaffected, and nowhere more so than in the world of music.

 Everett True

Why Everett True Is Right / Why Everett True Is Wrong … Everett True responds + 5 extraordinary songs

In that very same article, I lay trails to SEVEN other bands and musicians – all female – who No Mas Bodas remind me of

 Everett True

Some right crap media double standards: Kings Of Leon vs Amy Winehouse

Note the difference between the tone (and reaction) to these two stories.