Category Archives: Critics as Musicians

  1. Zappa 15: LIFE, June 28, 1968

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    October 11, 2013 by admin


    “The ways in which sound affects the human organism are myriad and subtle. Why does the sound of Eric Clapton’s …
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  2. Bob Stanley’s ‘Yeah Yeah Yeah’

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    August 5, 2013 by admin


    Saint Etienne’s Bob Stanley to publish ‘The Story of Modern Pop’ book. Bob Stanley is a sometime-critic of pop music …
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  3. Pet Shop Boys vs. Rock Critics (1986)


    July 16, 2013 by admin


    “When the subject of critics arose, Tennant just laughed. ‘I love to give them a hard time,’ he said in …
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  4. Neil Tennant Recalls Smash Hits Days in Word Magazine Podcast

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    May 30, 2011 by admin

    I’m only about halfway through this podcast, but if you’re a fan of a) the Pet Shop Boys, b) Smash …
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  5. If It’s Wednesday, It Must Be Deborah

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    October 13, 2008 by A.C. Rhodes

    Nothing makes us happier than when a fellow rock writer and musician is seen fit to be featured in someone’s …
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  6. Critics Making Noises With Their Mouths, Not Just Their Hands


    January 8, 2008 by admin

    Phil Dellio devoted his bi-monthly Sunday morning radio show last week (on CKLN in Toronto) by playing 90 minutes worth of music by …
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