Christopher J. Ott | The other Guv’ner
You want to get paid for music writing? You’re pretty soon going to find out that you are in a world that has nothing to do with music or writing. It’s about executing PR campaigns.
You can’t have me | Why I said no to Crikey
I have been doing this too long to be in it for the tickets.
PhD research: Neil Kulkarni on the role of the music critic | ESSENTIAL READING
The ability not just to make words stick to a page/screen but give them a sense of life, make them walk and talk with your own spirit – s’tricky and the best music critics have always done it.
The 21 Inviolate Rules of Music Criticism (2012 version)
Music critics are NOT fucking cool – never have been, never will be
another conversation about music criticism on web 2.0
Everything is hidden in plain sight.
a brief note on The Daily Swarm, and the homogenisation of music writing on the web
Who watches the watchmen?
Collapse Board manifesto number 9: Pitchfork, the betrayal of music & some great songs
Collapse Board. We criticise because we care.
A Dialogue With Cunts
Of course we’re ungrateful, you patronising fuckwit. What exactly gives people who have cocks the authority to give or take human rights from people who have cunts? Absolutely nothing.