Monthly Archives: October 2008

  1. Rockcritics Podcast: Chuck Eddy (Part 3)


    October 29, 2008 by admin

    The third (and final) installment of my chat with Mr. Eddy, regarding record guides. Here we yammer on about: The …
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  2. Azerrad targeted in song


    October 29, 2008 by admin

    Lyrical Assassin: “For a music critic, being immortalized in song could be the highest compliment…unless the song is a death …
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  3. Question of the Week: The New School Version


    October 23, 2008 by A.C. Rhodes

    Since it’s nearly mid-terms time, we pose a test of our own. Actually, it’s the Proust Questionnaire (as adapted through …
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  4. Rockcritics Podcast: Chuck Eddy (Part 2)


    October 20, 2008 by admin

    The second installment of the Eddy podcast focuses on the discographies in Stranded (Greil Marcus) and Marooned (Phil Freeman). Most …
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  5. More on the Rolling Stone Record Guide


    October 18, 2008 by admin

    It might have been relevant in the previous post — the Eddy interview — to link to Randall Roberts’ lengthy …
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  6. Rockcritics Podcast: Chuck Eddy (Part 1)


    October 17, 2008 by admin

    Some time back I started running through the music titles on my bookshelf (which you can catch in progress here), …
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  7. Question of the Week: What are some critics’ darlings and sacred cows?


    October 13, 2008 by A.C. Rhodes

    And to what extent do they post a challenge to critical objectivity and your opinion of them?