“You want me to notice what you say, spend 44 cents. Snail-mail my gastropod.”
A Month on the Town – 65-year-old critic Robert Christgau spent every night in June at a show: “The main reason I conceived this project, which many considered nuts, was that I wasn’t liking enough new guitar bands. So my professional purpose was to encounter young musicians in their natural habitat. But since the idea … Continue reading The Dean crams for his rock exams
Dean of Schlock Christgau hits an easy target: webzines. If anyone deserves a googlebomb…
Village Voice’s 2002 Pazz & Jop. And Christgau’s still a weenie.
In an article in the recent Music Issue of the New Yorker, Robert Christgau reviews Heavier Than Heaven by Charles R. Cross, a new biography of Kurt Cobain. It sounds like it’s a pretty well-researched book and apparently the author had access to Cobain’s “drawings, journals, and numerous unsent letters.” Christgau mainly praises the book, … Continue reading Digging up Kurt Cobain