Read all the comments, then listened, and therefore actually kind of enjoyed it. Nickelback, nah, cos they usually have a hook. Yes, this doesn’t cos of the different-to-normal song structure.
It’s FF, is all it is. This is what they do. Start out slow or medium, rev up, Dave yells, they rock on, and fade out.
I’ve not deified anyone, nor did I say I had. My point is that our ‘heroes’ … whether musical, political, sporting, academic, whatever … are simply people, like the rest of the world, and therefore open to mistakes.
It’s sad when your heroes turn out to be flawed humans.
Reporting on someone is different to stirring the shit.
Next … Stereogum, you need a Queen from best to worst. I’d read that
Same. Also, never noticed the typeface thing.
Come home from work, put on Aphex Twin. Fire up Stereogum to find this. It’s a pretty good way to end the day.
Love this guy. His first album especially is one of my all-time favourites. Eight years is a long time between albums … builds some expectation, that’s for sure
It’s kind of the music festival equivalent to ‘turn that music down, young people’.
Nick Cave is a perfect one too – not just musically, but expanding what he does into screen writer and scoring movies