Wednesday, August 31, 2011

"The Rise of Dress-up and the Fall of Pop" (another take on the VMA's from Nitsuh Abebe)

some other good reads:

compression still ruining music (Nick Southall's Quietus update-for-2011 of his celebrated Stylus loudness wars piece

"internet voids" (Joshua @ .. As Though the Shame Would Outlive Him)

(Michaelangelo Matos for the Guardian on where all those damn names came from)

"it's an escape hatch to a better musical world" (long-time-a-comin' sequel to the electronic dance critique "souffle not rising" post, mnml ssgs's on three elecronic non-dance releases that indicate ways forward)