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The Current State of Philippine Music Criticism

I originally wrote this for my Music Criticism class. This article told about the state of Music Journalism in the Philippines.

Thousands of concerts have already been featured in various blogs, magazines, and newspapers.  499 more words

Is Music Journalism Dying? With Oran O'Beirne

Music journalism is not the same beast it once was. In the seventies and eighties, publications such as NME and Rolling Stone would fly off of shelves, just so music lovers knew which bands were releasing new music, whether it as worth their money, and so on. 1,123 more words


The Kick Inside - Kate Bush

Learning my love for Kate

Iryna Byelyayeva

When I was young, foolish and emotionless I kept telling myself I didn’t like Kate Bush. Now, years later and after lots of emotional growth, this piece is about love – about a woman loving another woman’s spirit and allowing feelings to burn and stir and bubble inside while listening to her music. 935 more words

Noga Erez - Off the Radar review

Originally published for The Skinny.


Album title: Off the Radar
Artist: Noga Erez
Label: City Slang
Release date: 2 Jun

There is a distinct air of chaos on Noga Erez’s debut album Off the Radar, stemming mainly from the experimental, industrial electronic beats. 250 more words


Pixx - The Age of Anxiety review

Originally published for The Skinny June 2017 issue.


Album title: The Age of Anxiety
Artist: Pixx
Label: 4AD
Release date: 2 Jun

Try to imagine for a minute what it would sound like if Nico fronted an 80s synth band; now, stop imagining because that’s exactly what Pixx’s debut album The Age of Anxiety sounds like. 236 more words


Priests @ The Hug & Pint, Glasgow, 22 May

Originally published for The Skinny.


Don’t be fooled by frontwoman Katie Alice Greer’s cutesy pastel pink raincoat, her freshly manicured nails or her bleach blonde pleats because as soon as Priests’ first song starts, you’ll quickly realise that looks can be very deceiving.  216 more words


Type M [return]

This blog has always billed itself as “the official Type M for Music blog”, but for the last 4 1/2 years, anyone who bothered to click on… 85 more words