Why the Australian Music Press needs to get in the bin
The collective Australian music press needs to be congratulated this week for hitting new lows that you just wouldn’t have thought possible. Triple j, as with most of the other Australian music press, deserves to be congratulated for naming the victim of abuse and threatening behaviour from the lead singer of unfathomably popular Sydney white […]
Segregation Under a Groove: Pop Music’s Unspoken Colour Lines
Many years ago, a great schism occurred in the history of popular music. As amps got louder and concerts got bigger, new groups responded by creating a heavier kind of music that relied on sheer sonic power as opposed to the lighter sounds of early sixties pop. Rock music broke away from pop and in […]
Some conversations held in public around the new Lily Allen video
Like, is there really no other way of challenging sexism and racism in music videos accept by doing the EXACT SAME THING but with a knowing wink? Really?
We Need to Talk about Racism in Punk
If a white man advertised for white bassist that would be seen as racist. Well, yeah it would, and they do.
Iceage | an open letter to Louis Pattison
The only thing worse than a band deliberately putting violent/racist/fascist imagery out there is a writer like myself taking exception to it.
Top 10 Disney Songs of All Time
They really don’t write ‘em like this anymore.
White America Reacts to the Death of Clarence Clemons Pretty Much Exactly the Way You’d Expect It To
R.I.P. Clarence. You deserve to be remembered as more than a symbol. You deserve to be remembered as a man.
Shut up about Kreayshawn being racist
The most common, negative opinion of Kreayshawn is that she’s a racist, privileged, appropriating, female misogynist.
Odd Future and sexism etc
Many men still feel that endless misogynistic ‘jokes’ are ultimately harmless and that everyone should just get a sense of humour.