Giving me a million reasons; what I listen to when I hear a new album

23/10/2016

I try to never focus too hard, first listen. Read the rest of this entry »


The greatest performance

16/10/2016

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“Go on, cry cry, your tears won’t change a thing”. Read the rest of this entry »


what she said ; 20 songs to deny Donald Trump (and Bob Dylan)

14/10/2016

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“I’ve read a lot of criticism lately about the writings of Everett True, music critic. I personally enjoy his work, because he writes about music in a way that critiques the music industry context of the music, and thus steps out of a simple, in-the-system only analysis. It’s nuanced, multi-layered, post-modern, and, and I don’t often use this term because it is so misused, meta. He is worth a considered re-reading. The Žižek of music writing” – Ralf Muhlberger
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10 Bob Dylan songs you should die before you hear

14/10/2016

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You win. Again. All you bastards with your linear narratives. All you male bastards, writing entire worlds out of existence. Read the rest of this entry »


Bob Dylan wins the Nobel Prize for Literature ; some facts

13/10/2016

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Bob Dylan winning a Nobel Prize for Literature says nothing about the quality of Dylan’s work and everything about the age, ethnicity and gender of the Nobel Prize for Literature judges. Read the rest of this entry »


10 reasons I have not written about the new Jenny Hval yet

10/10/2016

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Once again, music critics fail to grasp magic. Fail to grasp music. They think that through describing music you can approximate an understanding or appreciation of music. No. No you can’t. All you can do by describing music is to appear Second Rate. Read the rest of this entry »


I want to write about Tough Tits ; no fucks given and none taken

06/10/2016

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I recall stories of Earth early on. Read the rest of this entry »


You believe who you want to believe, not what. A few words on the new Tuts album

03/10/2016

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There’s a Tuts album out. Read the rest of this entry »


My Guardian (Aus) editor never wrote back. An appreciation of Melbourne band Terry

01/10/2016

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My Guardian (Aus) editor never wrote back. This is what I wrote. Read the rest of this entry »