Untold Rock Stories – 1: The Wesley Willis Fiasco, mid-90s

The majority of the crowd expected an African-American version of Beck, who was releasing songs at that time like ‘Satan Gave Me a Taco’.


5 Music Journalism Clichés Which Should Go Away Forever

1. “(INSERT FEMALE ROCK/POP MUSICIAN’S NAME HERE), THE BAD GIRL OF ROCK…” Description: Virtually every female musician who dyes her hair ‘punk’ colors and/or makes vaguely ‘rebellious’ (or quasi-feminist) pronouncements is saddled with this phrase in music reviews or featured interviews. This travesty of words has been going on since The Slits, and most notoriously […]