“That sensitivity seems inevitable, I think, because what we consider folk today might actually be a strange and particular thing. It’s not a living...”
Anonymous asked: How would you review an album that you don't really dislike anything about, or can even see good aspects of, but just doesn't muster up any genuine enthusiasm in you?
I try to avoid it honestly; but if pressed, you really have to dig deeper, listen more, and see if you can find one interesting kernel of an idea...
“His face got triumphant — the way Kenneth’s face got triumphant; without implications of his having defeated or outdrawn anybody. The ocean was...”
Here is a bunch of great music writing you should read
“That hating Nickelback does not necessitate actually listening to Nickelback is the most attractive aspect of hating Nickelback. The primary appeal...”
That Top 10 is only 7/10ths accurate since the Prine and Jayhawks were required cover band listening.
One Album One (Sorta) Day: Sleigh Bells, "Bitter Rivals"
(Apologies for the delay — a combination of train wi-fi, keyboard issues, being sick and...