Category Archives: Rockism

  1. Critical Collage: Rush vs. the Critics

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    March 5, 2013 by sw00ds

    A by no means comprehensive or conclusive survey of a Canadian power trio who once upon a time (much less …
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  2. Return of the ‘R’

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    February 27, 2013 by sw00ds

    In 1981 Soho Weekly News columnist Kaplan covered the London debut of Hoboken’s jumpy, innocuous Bongos, who were slammed in …
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  3. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #17 (Anti-youknowwhatists)

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    November 27, 2009 by sw00ds

    “My problem [with the word 'rockism'] is more personal: I can’t tell if I’m a rockist or not, or whether …
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  4. Favourite Music Reads of the ’00s: #16 (The ‘R’ Word)

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    November 27, 2009 by sw00ds

    “Rockism isn’t unrelated to older, more familiar prejudices – that’s part of why it’s so powerful, and so worth arguing …
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  5. Bookshelf #14

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    August 25, 2009 by sw00ds

    Hmm, where were we again? 98. Behind the Hits: Inside Stories of Classic Pop and Rock and Roll (Bob Shannon …
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  6. Weekend links roundup

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    February 23, 2008 by sw00ds

    Robert Christgau slums it blogs and throws in his three cents about Pazz & Jop vs. Idolator: “I really don’t …
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  7. Rockcritics Music Blogger Symposium

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    October 3, 2007 by sw00ds

    Blabbin’ the Night Away: The rockcritics.com Music Blogger Symposium By Scott Woods The idea to bring a few music critics …
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