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John Harris asks whether the best writing about pop music hails from a different era | Music | The Guardian

8 Jan

John Harris asks whether the best writing about pop music hails from a different era | Music | The Guardian.

BRYAN ADAMS – “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” | FreakyTrigger

7 Jan

BRYAN ADAMS – “(Everything I Do) I Do It For You” | FreakyTrigger.

Da Capo’s Second-Best Music Writing 2011: 112 Of Last Year’s Most Notable Music Stories – New York Music – Sound of the City

7 Jan

Da Capo’s Second-Best Music Writing 2011: 112 Of Last Year’s Most Notable Music Stories – New York Music – Sound of the City.

The Quietus | Features | A Reader’s Digest: The Best Of The Quietus In 2011

7 Jan

The Quietus | Features | A Reader’s Digest: The Best Of The Quietus In 2011.

Ripfork does it again

7 Jan

Ripfork is a site that criticises music criticism. Their tagline is ‘ripping music critics since 2009’, and their articles are always good guides to writing tics to avoid. This column criticises Pitchfork writer Paul Thompson’s review of ‘Spills Out’ by Pterodactyl for ‘Jargon Palsy’ and ‘Infectious Punctuation’. Read it here.