Does my desire for Beyoncé’s music come from my desire for Beyoncé, or does my desire for Beyoncé come from my desire for Beyoncé’s music? And does it matter anyway?
For the tutorials this week, I asked groups of students to come up with examples of music they detested.
This week’s theme: AUTHENTICITY.
Some of this is down to a loss of faith in myself.
no one can play guitar like a woman
This was for the lecture on The Groove, The Hook and The Sound (musicological analysis).
This week should also have focused on sexuality, but as ever I became diverted.
This week it was all about yr Beyonce and yr Nicki Minaj and yr Jimi Hendrix.
These critical moments are from a personal perspective, you understand.
The first three were to help set the mood and pace, as I gathered breath after another truncated night’s sleep.