AltWeeklies Wire

The Case for Coldplay (Exhibit A: Music Critics are Assholes)new

Music criticism has become a filthy, disgusting monster that tells you what is art and when it's art and eats your face if you disagree.
San Antonio Current  |  Abbie Kopf  |  06-10-2009  |  Music

Steven Wells Is Still Dishing It Out. And He Can Still Take It. Can You?new

No wonder American music journalism sucks. We've raised a generation of mewling, puking brittle-boned pony hugging, mediocrity-loving music journalist milksops who don't wanna rip both rock and the English language a new asshole.
Philadelphia Weekly  |  Steven Wells  |  04-13-2009  |  Music

Who Is Jonathan Richman?new

Richman's wisdom is that he knows it can be very difficult to restore the original visceral reaction we had to a piece of music after we've unceremoniously critiqued and torn it apart. It's a philosophy that seems right for a man who's dedicated to living in the moment, to having experiences rather than discussing them.
Seattle Weekly  |  Sara Brickner  |  12-15-2008  |  Music

'New Yorker' Pop-music Critic Sasha Frere-Jones Chatsnew

On criticisms of his criticism, the blogosphere and quality vs. quantity.
Pittsburgh City Paper  |  Andy Mulkerin  |  04-28-2008  |  Profiles & Interviews

You Bad, My Goodnew

Japanese pop stars Puffy AmiYumi are coming to the United States in support of their Cartoon Network TV show Hi Hi Puffy AmiYumi. But reception from the independent media has been cold. A Bay Guardian writer takes on the indie-pop mafia.
San Francisco Bay Guardian  |  Will York  |  10-06-2004  |  Concerts

Narrow Search


Hot Topics

Narrow by Date

  • Last 7 Days
  • Last 30 Days
  • Select a Date Range