poptimist turned pessimist:
“Thirty years on from punk, music in the UK has reached a settlement, with most aesthetic questions presumed answered, like Francis Fukuyama's end of history applied to pop. Though when you think about it, what does "end of history" mean but "no future"?”
nuances to Mr Ewing's glooooooooom
There are times I feel intensely homesick for the motherland and then there are times when I give praise to the Almighty that I’m here on the other side of the Atlantic. Reading that column was one of the latter times.
Not that it’s any better over here, really....
Case in point:
another fat dose of GLOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOM!!!!!!!!!!!
strangely I never ever come into contact with these hype blogs, the paths i routinely trudge across the web take me through totally different scenery.
and finally one more speck o' gloooooooooooooooooooooom
in its total-ness almost a form of gloomupmanship