I have no idea how to write this painful post. I’m just going to start writing and see where it goes.
My beloved animal familiar is sick. 311 more words
It is always a treat when bands such as those to be found at The Victoria tonight come along, if for no other reason than even in something as straight-forward as this gig guide, I get to break out the box market “pretentious words, use sparingly.” For as much as it is fun to find new ways to describe the sonic muscle of a classic rock band or the commercial cool of the latest young indie outfit, I am most at home when using words such as dreamscaping, ethereal and sonorous to describe music. 916 more words
In serious, beard strokey, musical circles (like SoP team meetings) Pop has become something of a tainted concept. Sullied by the modern obsession with shallow, repetitive, style over substance, flatpack music that won’t challenge or offend and that has rolled off a TV show or major label production line, the term Pop Music does not appear to have the same shine it once did. 309 more words