Summer may be the happiest time of the year in NYC, and that’s because we kick it off with Pride Month, which is celebrated for the entire month of June, and it is pretty awesome.
Hey, if you’re some kind of Rolling Stones completist fan then you might want to check out This Exhibit, where you can also find this framed sculpture of the band’s famous Sticky Fingers mouth and tongue logo, which is made from hundreds of tiny photo badges of the faces of the Stones themselves. Continue reading Rolling Stones Sticky Fingers Logo Made From Band Badges
Back when I used to eek out a few bucks writing about music, one particularly hard-ass editor accused me of being “not a Real Rock Critic.” This was likely due to my unwillingness to indulge in the widespread practice of pondering the sociopolitical leanings of a band in the context of a record review rather than just basing my critique on how the music sounded to me. I never really ‘got’ the former approach. I’m not interested in reading paragraphs of turgid, impenetrable prose and rock-crit wankery. Just tell me how the music sounds so I know if I want to buy the record.
Continue reading Recommended Listening: The Sheepdogs
I don’t think I want to know.