Category Archives: What’s Wrong with Rock Criticism?

  1. Regarding Her Husband’s Stupid Record Collection


    March 21, 2014 by admin

    “Because it was endearing when I wanted to consume my boyfriend’s record collection at 15 and liked being quizzed on …
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  2. “In Defense of Pop Criticism”


    March 19, 2014 by admin

    re: yesterday’s link to Ted Gioia’s rant, New York magazine’s Jody Rosen has at it. “Reading Gioia’s article, you are …
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  3. State of the Nation part 7,894

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    March 18, 2014 by admin

    “I’ve just spent a very depressing afternoon looking through the leading music periodicals. And what did I learn? Pretty much …
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  4. The Critical Economy (correspondence from Richard Riegel)


    December 7, 2011 by admin

    Richard Riegel writes: “I’m really impressed with Jennifer Szalai’s review of a collection of Dwight Macdonald’s criticism, in the December …
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  5. Writing about Music is like Writing about Architecture

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    July 7, 2011 by admin

    Beppe Colli, longtime rockcritics reader from Italy, posts a mammoth “what is wrong with music criticism” sort of piece (the …
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