Monthly Archives: September 2011

  1. Chuck Eddy Triptych

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    September 30, 2011 by sw00ds

    A twin feature from the Los Angeles Review of Books: King of the Contrarians: Josh Langhoff introduces Chuck Eddy, the …
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  2. Fusion Critics Poll, 1972

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    September 29, 2011 by sw00ds

    A friend sent me this, so I’m posting it, a little nervously… more fascinating archival material. Just one short comment: …
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  3. Gleason and Stavers

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    September 28, 2011 by sw00ds

    Ralph J. Gleason dug 16 Magazine!

  4. I Want My Monoculture

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    September 28, 2011 by sw00ds

    Why I miss the monoculture by Toure, in Salon. Fretting about where we are and where we’re going is clearly …
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  5. Nirvana vs. Pearl Jam (audio)

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    September 21, 2011 by sw00ds

    Hard rock critics Phillip Freeman and Jeanne Fury engage in a Nirvana vs. Pearl Jam debate, only to have Vernon …
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  6. Cherry Bomb

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    September 21, 2011 by sw00ds

    Sara Marcus on Ellen Willis’s escape from the music ghetto (reviewing Out of the Vinyl Deeps in the Los Angeles …
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  7. Simon Frith interview (2010)

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    September 21, 2011 by sw00ds

    Not a new interview, but new to me. Simon Frith interviewed at DRYRIB. Part 1 and Part 2. I don’t …
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  8. What is Pop Music?

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    September 16, 2011 by sw00ds

    Quote: When you begin to think of Pop music as a product rather than a genre, the rocktivist argument makes …
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  9. What Jazz Musicians Expect From Music Critics

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    September 16, 2011 by sw00ds

    Beginnings of a survey at Open Sky Jazz. More interesting than I would have expected.

  10. Sentence of the Day

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    September 15, 2011 by sw00ds

    I’m intrigued by a sentence written by Jonah Weiner in Slate today, referring to hip-hop’s “identity crisis” towards the end …
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