Thursday, July 23 2009
With diminishing places for thoughtful criticism, black cultural critics exist as little more than commentators on the Obama White House. Blackness has been reduced to a news cycle.
Wednesday, February 4 2009
A little editorial intervention should perhaps have been included to challenge the legitimacy of having a member of the Kooks deride the Beach Boys' Pet Sounds.
Sunday, July 20 2008
On more than one occasion the band’s collective memory is not exactly in synch, a point that only further reminds us that we are reading a mythology, not a chronicle.
Tuesday, July 15 2008
Metal fans are a cynical bunch when it comes to outsiders offering critiques of their favorite pieces of work, and can pick apart a treatise with the thoroughness of fussy jazz enthusiasts.
Sunday, April 22 2007
Despite reading like a book set on random, Myers is a fantastic writer with a great ear for rhythm.