I'm a musician into: technology, electronics, guitar, voices, pop music, strings, beats, women in music, gay stuff
Film tracing the ebb and flow of the guitar riff - the DNA of rock ‘n’ roll.
Great programme, but sad not to have seen ANY Jimi!? Also very little on two of my favourite riffbusters Jimmy Page and Keith Richards, but happy that this left space for a good segment on female guitar players (Joan Jett and Lita Ford of the Runaways, Heart, and Jennifer Batten) and sexism in rock, as well as unconventional/avante garde riffy stuff from Robert Fripp and My Bloody Valentine.
While websites delight in publishing un-retouched outtakes of Lady Gaga, Lena Dunham, Faith Hill, and the like, it’s not Photoshop that misleads us. Photos themselves are already lies.
'They could take or leave you, so they took you, and they left you'
People say I’m the life of the party
Cos I tell a joke or two
Although I might be laughing loud and hearty
Deep inside I’m blue
I like this thing Taylor Swift wrote!?!
Quotes from a new Rolling Stone cover story just make explicit the themes she’s been shredding about for years.
I always feel weird and intrigued seeing photos or videos of Sky Ferreira doing her job of being a pop star, because she feels like one of us. She’s obsessed with pop culture and fascinated by the corner of humanity…
I’ve been doing lots of looking at music blogs over the last couple of weeks and found some great new artists/tracks:
And my fave/most addictive:
Feminism has been mainly absent in popular music for the last decade, says Steph Kretowicz, until now…