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 Everett True

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“Having children gives you inhibition. There are things I couldn’t say any more because … people would get upset.”

 Everett True

Everett True in the UK, part one – Southampton

“Most music critics are reading other music critics to find out what they should like”

 Everett True

Top 10 Most Read Entries on Collapse Board, 2010

Australia. You worry me sometimes.

 Everett True

Classic ‘reviews’ from the US music press – 1: Kanye West

Classic ‘reviews’ from the US music press – 1: Kanye West

Who needs to reprint the review when you’ve got perfection in a numeral?

 Everett True

10 more rules of music criticism

It’s impolite to describe the music Don’t forget to mention which instrument which FULL BAND-MEMBER NAME plays It’s impolite to compare one band to another band Don’t forget to describe in full what the female band-member looks like It’s impolite to have an opinion Don’t forget to mention whether you’re conducting the interview by phone […]

 Everett True

how the music press works

The following is an email that was forwarded on to me by an interested party. I have removed the names of the relevant parties to spare the blushes of all concerned

 Everett True

my advice for aspiring music critics (gone through Google Translate twice)

400 words good. 800 words fucking horrible = Four hundred words is fine. Nineteenth century, no.

 Everett True

my advice for aspiring readers of music critics

Which part of ‘music critic’ don’t you understand?

 Everett True

my advice for aspiring music critics


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1. Don’t ever attempt to apologise for holding an opinion. 2. 400 words good. 800 words fucking horrible. 3. Most musicians are cunts. 4. The music industry is not your friend. Unless you choose to make it so. 5. Don’t forget to place value upon what you do. If you don’t, why should anyone else? […]