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February 9th, 2010 - 12:39 am § in True/Slant

Hardcore Punk's Return to SNL

Crisis of Conformity reunited on “SNL” this weekend. Don’t remember Crisis of Conformity? Perhaps the video of the reunion will jump your memory [via Unlikely Words and The Daily Swarm]: [huluvid id="YVEFp4lescx3IOWrHFyHJw"] Ok, there was no band by that name. But, kudos to “[...]

January 20th, 2010 - 1:01 am § in True/Slant

Steve Albini vs. Sampling

PBS aired an hour-long documentary on sampling about an hour ago, featuring one very odd talking head. “Copyright Criminals” had a fantastic array of characters involved in sampling music, including a pretty interesting discussion with Clyde Stubblefield, who’s “funky drummer[...]

November 14th, 2009 - 6:40 pm § in True/Slant

How loud can pop get?

“Turn that racket down!” Oh, the familiar tropes of pop music in America: it seems like every 50s-nostalgia film must have a scene where the parents-who-just-don’t-understand are yelling at kids to turn down that “rock music.” It’s a trope that has continued throu[...]

September 11th, 2009 - 1:39 am § in Perfect Lines

Origin Story

I came across this odd post entitled “The Origin of Emo” on an unusually blank WordPress blog (though the thing appears to be written by a Thom Lloyd, which is the gmail address at the bottom of the article). It’s the only post, and it’s written in a pseudo-term-paper light, [...]

September 1st, 2009 - 2:13 am § in Perfect Lines

Downlo(d)

I’ve got an odd relationship with downloading. I’m usually outspoken against it when discussing the subject with most of my friends, but usually for a variety of reasons that you really can’t articulate when these types of conversations boil down to lots of yelling. I’ll diff[...]

July 16th, 2009 - 1:03 am § in Perfect Lines

A Brief Scribe on Scrunk

The behind-the-scenes (or rather, behind-my-thoughts) on the Boston Phoenix piece I did on scrunk and Warped Tour is still to come, but consider this a little preview. A lots been said online since the piece went on the net about scrunk/crunkcore and its impact on Warped Tour, which isn’t to [...]

January 18th, 2009 - 2:41 am § in Perfect Lines

And The Winner For Best Song Is…

My friend Scott writes the blog for Oscar predictions and film, And The Winner Is… Scott’s spot on when it comes to guessing who will walk away with what statue, so I was surprised to see that he didn’t have a listing for Best Original Song among the categories he lists on the site[...]



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