song of the day 5. beyoncé

06/02/2016

beyonce-formation

If I could own just two records, to span the breadth and solace of popular music, it would be Ramones by Ramones and 4 (The Platinum Edition) by Beyoncé.  Read the rest of this entry »


nostalgia

05/02/2016

Nirvana Nevermind

About the future I only can reminisce Read the rest of this entry »


a crash course in popular music studies – pt 1, the theorists

01/02/2016

Adorno

Adorno, you use to take down the whole of Britpop: Read the rest of this entry »


the troubled diary of a David Bowie fan, day 20

30/01/2016

David Bowie - Ziggy6

I am confused, as to the nature of fandom. Read the rest of this entry »


song of the day 4. antlered auntlord

30/01/2016

AntleredAuntLord3photobyBrigetteAdairHerron

Reinforcement, and it feels so good. Read the rest of this entry »


a few notes on various functions of music criticism

28/01/2016

Calvin-And-Hobbes-academic-writing

What do we mean by music journalism?

“A music critic can be enthusiast, communicator, discoverer of new bands, dry academic trying to theorise about everything, conduit between musician and public, complainer about the state of music, agent provocateur, diarist, revolutionary, lightening rod of great ideas, drunken fool, failed musician, aural guerrilla or a combination of all of those” – John Robb, Louder Than War

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the troubled diary of a David Bowie fan, day 17

27/01/2016

David Bowie - Ziggy5

Little has changed. Read the rest of this entry »


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