honeyisafashionaddict: Sharon Van Etten- One...
The “ruin porn” problem is always in the back of my mind when I’m out shooting....– Pictures & Blather: Q & A with Noah Vaughn
I not only spend a lot of time thinking about music but also spend a certain...– Larry Zbikowski, Associate Professor of Music at the University of Chicago From easily the most (hell, only) interesting appeal for $$$ my former grad school has ever sent my way.
I gave [Lester Bangs] a solid try, but every page I opened to just turned me...– Sara Marcus on Ellen Willis (and Lester Bangs and other rock crit stuff) This was pretty much my first reaction to Bangs, too. I’ve come around on some of his work over the years, but I wonder how many budding female music scribes have been put off by his aggressive, narcissistic—often...
We didn’t think anyone was reading, so we did a lot of things in a perversely...– Jim Greer on selecting Teenage Fanclub’s Bandwagonesque as SPIN’s 1991 album of the year. (via vastandgrand) Right now is basically avant le deluge. In another month, we’ll be awash with Nevermind personal memoirs, “I was there!” interviews and 4,000-word contextualizing think...
30 years of music industry revenue
(source) I could watch this all day.
thediscography: “Irony and crippling self-consciousness are the culprits. The post-modern irony at the heart of Generation X has made it taboo to be passionate about anything, lest one appear “uncool” or cop to liking something that’s sell-by date has unwittingly passed by. This engenders the kind of eyes-averted, foot-shuffling, non-commital mumbling that has come to be the language among many...