Category Archives: Village Voice

  1. Pet Shop Boys, Critically (10)

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    February 14, 2014 by sw00ds

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    Snippets from Chuck Eddy’s Village Voice review of Introspective (“18 Shopping Days Left,” December 13, 1988), which I’ll hopefully comment …
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  2. Pet Shop Boys, Critically (8)

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    January 28, 2014 by sw00ds

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    As promised, a few snippets from Barry Walters’s Voice review of Please, dated June 3, 1986. There’s a lot of …
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  3. Q: “Is Pazz & Jop Critically Ill?”

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    January 19, 2014 by sw00ds

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    So asks Mark Kemp. A: Yes, indeed, but this is not a new development (the patient’s condition has been worsening …
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  4. Pazz & Jop 2013

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    January 15, 2014 by sw00ds

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    Is now up. Woo-hoo!

  5. Ralph J. Gleason, Greil Marcus, Nat Hentoff

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    June 7, 2013 by sw00ds

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    Two Village Voice obits for Ralph J. Gleason, one by Greil Marcus (“Ralph J. Gleason, 1917-1975,” June 16, 1975), the …
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  6. Open the Door, Richard

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    May 2, 2013 by sw00ds

    Pitchfork: The first column at The Voice to do this with music was Richard Goldstein’s “Pop Eye”. He wasn’t there for very long, …
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  7. New Devon Powers book on history of rock criticism

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    April 5, 2013 by sw00ds

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    Revisiting the work of early pop critics such as Richard Goldstein and Robert Christgau, Powers shows how they stood at …
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  8. Shitheads

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    January 31, 2013 by sw00ds

    “I am of the belief that there are two distinct schools of rock journalists: (1) those for whom punk rock …
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  9. Carola Dibbell on Fiction and Music Writing

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    January 23, 2013 by sw00ds

    An interview with Carola Dibbell at Black Clock: BLACK CLOCK: You wrote rock criticism on and off for thirty years …
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