Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

After weeks of fakeouts and missed deadlines, I honest thought this moment might never come. But today it did, and it’s a life-affirming musical milestone for which even the most cynical among us must praise Him. Sometimes the messy modern music biz really does come through, ya know? If for some reason you haven’t listened yet, click here to rejoice in the glorious sound of Bootsy Collins and Buckethead covering “Monster Mash.” Worth the wait.

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THIS WEEK’S 10 HIGHEST RATED COMMENTS

#10  thatsmyboye
Score:41 | Oct 21st

Confidently embracing Coldplay’s back catalog is one of this world’s truest signs of inner personal peace

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#9  Analogbrat
Score:41 | Oct 21st

Guys, it’s okay to embrace your love of Coldplay.

Posted in: Coldplay Confirm New Double Album Everyday Life With Postcards To Fans
#8  miss_merboy
Score:42 | Oct 21st

you’d think if you had a song called “Holly Wood Died” you’d want to just keep that hidden from the rest of the world

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#7  LovecraftInBrooklyn
Score:43 | Oct 24th

I’m a massive Springsteen nerd, as are pretty much every single good musician working today. He articulates a centre-left (by American standards) agenda in his book: healthcare, immigration, LGBT rights (which he’s supported since the 80s), etc with more clarity than any Democrat outside of Bernie. He advocates for Howard Zinn, taking your meds & seeing a therapist and Against Me!

If he ran for President, we wouldn’t have Trump

Posted in: Springsteen Hits Back At Trump, Says He Doesn’t Know “What It Means To Be An American”
#6  whodunit
Score:45 | Oct 18th

I think it sucks that these artists were not told that the festival was being presented by Amazon. I also think it sucks that artists have to defend their participation in this festival once they learned that information.

Twitter sucks for a ton of reasons, but this (relatively new) phenomenon of users shaming those who are not “woke” enough fucking blows. Especially shaming artists like Japanese Breakfast who, while famous in the indie blogosphere, are likely not exactly raking it in. I don’t think she should have to defend her decision to get paid to play this (unless it was in association with a truly organization, like the NRA, the Trump Administration, etc).

Having said all of that, that Kacey Musgraves drone thing sounds lame as hell.

Posted in: Japanese Breakfast Comments On Participation In Amazon’s Intersect Festival
#5  dansolo
Score:46 | Oct 23rd

You know, Foxtrot, I’ve always believed that marriage is a sacred bond between a man, another man, and yet another man who appreciates that man’s unsolicited internet commentary

Posted in: Lizzo Awards “Truth Hurts” Songwriting Credit To Tweet Author Mina Lioness, Not The Men Suing Her
#4  meat
Score:54 | Oct 23rd

100% my truth!*

*written with collaborators who’s work with other artists could have potentially bled into my own since all this shit sounds the same anyway, and has the same message of misguided self love meant for masses of unaccountable idiots looking for an excuse to be awful, and everyone writes for everyone, and we’re all just trying to tap into the hit making magic of the day so we can get that macy’s money!

fuck popstars. bring on the downvotes…whatever, THIS IS ME!

Posted in: Lizzo Awards “Truth Hurts” Songwriting Credit To Tweet Author Mina Lioness, Not The Men Suing Her
#3  spoonman
Score:54 | Oct 23rd

Also, her emphasis on the people claiming supposedly undeserved authorship being men feels…calculated.

Posted in: Lizzo Awards “Truth Hurts” Songwriting Credit To Tweet Author Mina Lioness, Not The Men Suing Her
#2  black sheep boy
Score:61 | Oct 23rd

The only thing that stops a bad guy with a dick is a good guy with a dick.

Posted in: Miley Cyrus Responds To Backlash Over Controversial LGBTQ Comments
#1  dansolo
Score:83 | Oct 23rd

Omg what if someone wrote a song like that? What if for example the whole premise of the song was “these hoes ain’t loyal” and it was about how you can’t trust bitches and the guy who wrote it was a know abuser and it went to the Top 10 and spent 36 weeks on the charts? What do you think would happen? I don’t think I can say because this thought experiment is so far removed from our present reality that it just kind of boggles my brain.

Posted in: Lizzo Awards “Truth Hurts” Songwriting Credit To Tweet Author Mina Lioness, Not The Men Suing Her

THIS WEEK’S 5 LOWEST RATED COMMENTS

#5  StupidAsshole
Score:-24 | Oct 24th

It doesn’t actually if you have literally one brain in your head.
I do think these places are somewhat reminiscent of camps but referring to them as concentration camps is both
1. Disrespectful to the tragedy that was the holocaust and you know it.
2. Strictly using pathos to get people on your side which is some Twitter BS that only stupid people fall for. (Compare it to death camps and seem like you’re the morally superior one!)

Posted in: Musicians Pledge To Boycott Amazon Events Over ICE Contract
#4  BillyCorganApologistC
Score:-25 | Oct 24th

The thing nobody wants to talk about is that as far as income goes………….someone has a little more in common w/ Cheeto than the average workin’ American man he supposedly is a bastion for

Posted in: Springsteen Hits Back At Trump, Says He Doesn’t Know “What It Means To Be An American”
#3 

Christopher Rose
Score:-25 | Oct 21st

I’m sure her tune will be the same when she volunteers to allow all of the hundreds of kids to come live in her home and off her credit cards and earnings for the foreseeable future. TYell ehr to put her money where her mouth is or otherwise STFU.

Posted in: Brandi Carlile Pulls Out Of Fortune Event That Will Host Kirstjen Nielsen
#2  BillyCorganApologistC
Score:-29 | Oct 24th

Bruce Springsteen probably directly benefits from the tax cuts Trump pushed through for the mega-rich! Just food for thought ;) Artists can be rich assholes just as much as anyone else!

GIVE ME THOSE DOWN VOTES BABY

Posted in: Springsteen Hits Back At Trump, Says He Doesn’t Know “What It Means To Be An American”
#1  Y*B*B
Score:-30 | Oct 24th

I would guess that the majority of Bruce’s fans are wrong in exactly the same way as 45.

Posted in: Springsteen Hits Back At Trump, Says He Doesn’t Know “What It Means To Be An American”

THIS WEEK’S EDITOR-IN-CHIEF’S CHOICE

  storkknees
Score:19 | Oct 24th

Damn, Trump’s so bad I have to root for Revival era Eminem now.

Posted in: Eminem Really Did Get A Visit From The Secret Service Over His Donald Trump Lyrics