Who would have thought that incredibly rich pop stars are that concerned about becoming even more incredibly rich? Welcome to the beginning of a new era. Experience the difference. #TIDALforALL I wonder where they think the money is coming from. I wonder if they even realise the way they’ve marketed their campaign like some right-on charity launch […]
History shows us there are infinite interpretations of Christ and his message. And if all this ‘power’ and ‘glory’ shit makes me uncomfortable, if $30 t-shirts and $15 souvenir tour drumsticks make me feel like flipping over the tables in their stadium temples, then maybe Hillsong and I have just read The Bible differently.
You’ll notice I’m praising Bono as a lyricist here. Take a deep breath, agree, then move along.
Someone was accusing me of going soft on Kings Of Leon the other day. Bangs wept! I CANNOT have such aspersions cast on my professional integrity. The following is for him, my faceless accuser. Reprinted from Something Awful, 19/11/10.
If you wanted hairpin changes of direction: this freewheels straight down the line.
This blog entry is intended to replace the previous two entries, that ‘new’ Radiohead video, reviewed in full AND a 10-point survival guide for music critics in web 2.0. This is the final edit, where I strip away most of the unnecessary verbiage. I’ve left the other two up online: not least because of the dozens of […]
It’s rock music as midlife crisis: premature and unwanted.