Scott Creney

REVIEWED IN WORDS: Cat Power – Sun (Matador)

Sun isn’t as haunting as Moon Pix, but it’s every bit as full. It’s the first Cat Power album that isn’t afraid to look you in the eye. You can dance to it. It’s sexy and confident in a way that makes you feel sexy and confident. It’s a personal triumph as much as a musical one.

 Scott Creney

Scott Creney reacts to Chuck Klosterman’s article about tUnE-yArDs pretty much exactly the way you’d expect him to

I’m not a huge fan of Tuneyards, but I think this article is a massive pile of shit. No maybes about it.

 Scott Creney

The Greatest Christmas Album Ever Recorded – Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer

Ultimately, Rudolph The Red-Nosed Reindeer is a collection of songs about the struggle to find one’s place in the world — the isolated self-destruction that can occur when someone is rejected by their community.

 Everett True

Song of the day – 102: Dexys Midnight Runners

The following is reprinted from my favourite US newspaper, The Stranger. I once punched a fellow music critic for telling me how much he liked Dexys. I’m not proud of myself. It was due to drink more than passion. It was at one of those interminable mid-’90s “grunge” Reading Festivals, late at night, in a […]