(Results up to 2002, obviously out-lamed several times since.) Continue reading “From the Archives: Five Most Questionable Pazz & Jop Winners”
Category: Top 5 Lists
From the Archives: Five Favourite Liner Notes
01: 13th Floor Elevators / The Psychedelic Sounds of…
02: Nation of Ulysses / 13 Point Plan to Destroy America
03: Royal Trux / Singles Live Unreleased
04: Frank Zappa & the Mothers / Freak Out !
05: To Live and Shave in LA / An Interview with the Mitchell Brothers Continue reading “From the Archives: Five Favourite Liner Notes”
From the Archives: Five Favourite Rock Books
More 2002-2003 fun. Image above (March 2019) is from Chuck D’s Twitter feed, a picture of his music bookshelf. The entire photo, blown up, is worth a look. Of interest to at least eight or nine respondents to this question, is a title by another Chuck (top row, 14th from the left). Continue reading “From the Archives: Five Favourite Rock Books”
From the Archives: Five Rock Critic Clichés That Most Make Your Skin Crawl
04: Reviews that don’t review the record, or even worse when they only give good reviews.
05: Any reference to MTV’s self penned version of music history. Continue reading “From the Archives: Five Rock Critic Clichés That Most Make Your Skin Crawl”
From the Archives: Five Poppiest Art Rock Songs
Recently came across my archival stash of Top 5 lists from the early (pre-blog) days of rockcritics.com. If there are no objections from the cheap seats, I’m going to re-post a bunch of them here, starting with what was one of my Five Favourite Topics Ever Submitted.I’m posting each list as is—no editing or re-formatting (tempting as the latter may be), though I’ve removed email addresses and website links, which some respondents provided. Latest posts are at the top, earliest at the bottom, etc. Continue reading “From the Archives: Five Poppiest Art Rock Songs”