Although it would be nice if they had literally anything interesting to say about it — this reads like a freshman essay cribbed mostly from Wikipedia.
“… but that’s the value in puzzling over history from time to time.” It’s just an album that came out two decades ago. It happens a lot and is almost never meaningful. There’s no perspective or thoughtfulness or revelations of context. Just content for the sake of content. Zzz.
Please stop writing these asinine masturbatory articles. They’re awful.
“It is not possible to overstate the importance of Kim Deal.” That’s your lede? An unqualified lie?
It’s the cheapest form of writing, these Top 10 lists. Making one on the anniversary of Cobain’s death is particularly crass, so go ahead and defile however you like I guess. These lists are shameless.
Something isn’t a “thing” because a couple people say it is to market a couple of pointless blog posts out of it.
Since the arrest was for inciting a riot, not rioting, it’s totally irrelevant whether there ever a riot or not. From the Austin police site:
“Regardless of the size of a crowd, the encouragement of unruly and unlawful behavior is against the law and cannot be tolerated.”
Shot with a “cameraphone”? Sounds newfangled. Also pretty clearly a car back-up camera.
Why would you open a piece with a dig at Aaliyah that then morphs into some kind of back-handed compliment? Have a little respect for the dead.
Solid music journalism centered around brief anecdotes with no a/v support and your uncertain memories.