Now comes the time when every music blog and magazine known to man comes out with its “Artist of the Decade” feature (those still offering print issues capitalize on this by featuring their choice on… Read More »Ed Sheeran is The Worst Artist of the Decade
Music journalism you say? I remember when I decided to go into the world of journalism – as a young college student, fresh out of high school, wide-eyed and feeling ready to take on the… Read More »What I’ve Learned About Music Journalism (So Far)
Let me reveal the myths about Christmas. I’m going to play the Grinch this year – or, maybe Scrooge, if you prefer that. Only slightly, though. No, I’m not going to stalk a town and… Read More »Five Myths About Christmas Music… and the Realities
Is Art Sometimes Exploitation? At the tail-end of my previous piece, I quoted singer-songwriter Daniel Johnston and referenced the common (if somewhat mistaken) belief that his fans enjoy mocking his mental illness – exploiting him… Read More »Is Art Sometimes Exploitation?
In the past decade we’ve seen a new band rise to the top of the charts, against many peoples’ will: Imagine Dragons. Every era of popular music seems to have its worst acts. In the… Read More »Is Imagine Dragons Really the Worst Band Right Now?
Recently, comedian Dave Chappelle released another comedy special on Netflix. Titled Sticks and Stones, it features his trademark brand of attack comedy. If you’ve seen any of his past work, especially his mid-2000s era Comedy… Read More »The Conflicting Nature of Dave Chappelle's Recent Netflix Special
True crime channels are very popular and true-crime is an extremely popular genre, especially with Netflix and other streaming services featuring many good selections (Mindhunter might be my favourite. It’s the really heinous stuff that… Read More »4 True Crime Channels Every True Crime Fan Should Watch