Here's something about the radio →
I wrote a column about the radio, even though I don’t really listen to the radio. It’s kind of a coded message about descriptivist-prescriptivist tensions in the cultural apparatus.
See, I’m a writer, so it’s totally cool if I drink during the day. Perhaps I...– How To Avoid Getting Too Drunk. — A P O C A L Y P S T I C K (via bthny) I have nothing against the author of this post. Although that final bit in the quote above is pretty stupid. Whatever. The really inane bit comes later. I had to stop reading the piece to reblog this. I don’t think...
Hack the Planet
First Julian Assange is released on bail and now Das Racist can’t get into the UK? What’s going on over there?
One More Robot's 20 Best Albums of 2010 →
Speaking of music writing (…… ambivalent about that entire awkward lede) I and a bunch of other neat people—or if you don’t think I’m neat, then a lot of neat people and I—blurbed our favorite/top/best albums of 2010. The ones I did? Drake, Joanna Newsom, and Sleigh Bells. Ofc.
Someone needs to put Taylor Swift, and her guitar, in a well and seal it shut.– Sean Fennessey can say anything he wants about Odd Future from now on (because he needs my permission, of course, to say things about things) because this is my favorite thing I’ve read about music in 2010. 10.0 Best New Music Writing I haven’t even read the rest of this piece...
If only Tumblr had some sort of paid option, so we could pay them money and then call them up and complain when they fuck our shit up. Or if only Tumblr could somehow get like $30 million in investments so they could just not fuck our shit up, and then use the fact that they have billions of impressions and millions of users in order to keep getting this free money. IF ONLY
Did you know that you1 can write all the posts you want, and then rather than click “Create Post” you can hit the drop down and do “save to draft,” instead. It feels almost as good as the real thing, I swear. And this way, there are no accidents. I. ↩
One Break-Up Song and Some Other Songs →
I made a Tumblr post again! It’s odd to say, since I made one earlier today, that this marks a notable occasion. But I don’t make as many posts lately, so you should read this one for the heck of it. You’ll learn that there’s an official (officially great) music video for Palace’s “Horses” and more.
Pavement “Half a Canyon” Submitted...
oh technology oh how sad →
The New Lexicon
AFF (abbreviation) Stands for “a fucking fortiori.” It amplifies the amplification. It’s kind of like a tube pre-amp’ed amp that blasts your Frank Zappa, you friggin’ nerd.
An Incomplete List of Musicians Who've Released at...
The Beatles Miles Davis Kanye West Bob Dylan
He also explains that his characters don’t try to escape their fates because...– Maud Newton paraphrasing Kaz Ishiguro on Never Let Me Go