Archive for October, 2010

Harry Hill is releasing a “comedy single”. It’s “fucking shit”

October 21, 2010 5 comments

The last person to fall off this hard was Conor Clapton. Read more…


The fake Brett Anderson Twitter account isn’t funny

October 14, 2010 3 comments

One of the defining characteristics of music journalists is that they’re always up for some massed collective delusions, of the stripe that make the “victims” of the Mad Gasser of Mattoon look like Shipwreck Kelly when it comes to groupthink (it’s esoteric 1930s ephemera reference week on ILB, btw). In the past, music was still “popular”, so 10 or 15 hacks would get together and decide, say, that Lethal Bizzle “said something about disenfranchised youth” or that The Distillers “had absolutely fucking anything to do with anything ever”. However, in 2010 the music industry is “in the shitter”, so they have to talk up other stuff instead. Read more…