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Writing: Music

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11 Jul 2014

506 words


A eulogy for a friend.

26 Nov 2013

383 words

Astro Zombies

My third annual Halloween Misfits cover, along with some thoughts on nostalgia.

4 Jun 2013

164 words

The Sapphires

A formulaic but worthwhile musical crowd-pleaser from Australia.

13 Jan 2013

1458 words

A Dead Kennedys Primer

A playlist and introduction to the legendary Bay Area punk band.

24 Dec 2012

501 words

The Loss of Matter

A rallying cry for our underserved senses.

05 Nov 2012

555 words


My second annual Halloween Misfits cover, including a treatise on what makes punk rock great.

15 Sep 2012

1907 words

Rdio Reviews, Vol. 1

Collected music reviews I posted on Rdio during my first year as a member.

13 Sep 2012

246 words


Dining with famous women while I sleep.

12 Sep 2012

817 words

A Year of Rdio

Insights from my first year as a member of a music subscription service.

27 Aug 2012

335 words


The audience-generated promise of Beck’s Song Reader.

08 Aug 2012

217 words

Hit So Hard

A sloppy documentary about former Hole drummer Patty Schemel.

20 Jul 2012

177 words

Cultural Cannibalism

Concerns about remix culture’s critical mass.

28 Jun 2012

466 words

US Air Guitar 2012: Washington, DC

When election year politics clash with competitive air guitar.

26 Jun 2012

376 words

US Air Guitar 2012: New York City

An epic night in one of US Air Guitar’s most competitive markets.

25 Jun 2012

352 words

US Air Guitar 2012: Boston

A four-time champ’s retirement ushers in a new era of air guitar in Boston.

09 Mar 2012

173 words

Just Like Being There

An energetic but uneven gig poster documentary.

21 Jan 2012

175 words

Refused Are Fucking Dead

An overtly melodramatic look at the short-lived Swedish hardcore band.

29 Nov 2011

509 words

Art and Artifice

The why of art is more important than the how.

31 Oct 2011

208 words


Celebrating Halloween with my first Misfits cover.