Albums in the year 2010

Hello! A day late (edit: okay, it took til 1am on the 2nd) on this, but that’s certainly better than over a month tardy, eh? You know the deal by now: 2010 was a year; I listened to some music, but not all of it; I liked some of it more than others; the tenContinue reading “Albums in the year 2010”

More Faith, no?

So Faith No More announced they were getting back together. I should be happy. I am happy, in a way, because it’s inherently good. However, like Chinese Democracy, it should never have happened in the first place. It’s always better as something to fantasise about than as something to have to face up to inContinue reading “More Faith, no?”

Foo Fighters – ‘The Pretender’

It seems to me that Dave Grohl is on a mission to get a song high in my Premiership every year. As I asked earlier, why else do people release singles in this day and age? Exactly. While they may only release albums every few years, they manage to sneak out at least one greatContinue reading “Foo Fighters – ‘The Pretender’”

Writing Wrongs

Simon Reynolds recently linked to an Impostume post in which the latter wrote nasty words about what could be deemed the underground celebrities of rock music. Among them were Mike Patton, the Melvins and Steve Albini. I know, très controversial, and it’s not like such bland publications weren’t running similar Sacred Cows columns nearly aContinue reading “Writing Wrongs”