The Persistent Cult of Arrested Development →
And if I saw on your Facebook wall that you were an Arrested Development fan, well, I could bet you and I were gonna get along just fine. About a month before I started university for the second time, in September 2008, I had joined the last.fm page for users with some affiliation with Bristol University. I did not pre-emptively sign up for sports teams or JCR; I scoured last.fm and Drowned in...
F.U.N.K: PEACE - IN LOVE (Columbia) →
Youth is no excuse for this mediocrity. A truly astonishing, largely prescient, highly mad, totally epic rant from Neil Kulkarni about the awfulness of Peace, pandering to an assumedly stupid youth, reviewing on the defence, the music industry at large, pastiche, and much, much more. I think it’s going to take two or three more reads to get to grips with! Though some parts are quite...
Sometimes you feel like you’re not allowed these multitudes. People would ask...– Had cause to re-read Rookie’s interview with Carrie Brownstein
Making Peace with Sleeplessness
eurekajunkyard: Patience has a way of crumbling quickly under the weight of sleepless nights. Petty grievances you wouldn’t normally notice begin to bristle, amplifying with intensity. The toe-curling laugh rattling through the train carriage; the scatterbrained figure holding up airport security, oblivious to the queue building behind them; the sense that the day is somehow conspiring against...
To be clear, though, just the fact Grimes has us talking about this stuff is...– No, Spin, it isn’t. It’s really depressing! As music writers with large platforms and unavoidable influence, it’s our responsibility to make sure that these issues are always at the forefront of our minds; maintaining an awareness of the prejudice and unfairness that many minority artists face every...
TONIGHT'S HEADLINES: WOMAN HAS PERSONAL VALUES
G R I M E S: I don't want to have to compromise my... →
actuallygrimes: i dont want my words to be taken out of context i dont want to be infantilized because i refuse to be sexualized i dont want to be molested at shows or on the street by people who perceive me as an object that exists for their personal satisfaction i dont want to live in a world where… 100,000 million times yes
Part of my own affection for Kim Gordon, I realize, is her association with an...– The Top 50 Gifs of Me Dancing At Coachella, Being Like, “Fuck Yes Kim Gordon (And Lizzy Goodman)” (via lindsayzoladz)