Shut Up, Dude: This Week’s Best And Worst Comments

We posted loads of thrilling content material in the present day, however do you know that generally we select not to submit one thing? Here are some objects that didn’t make the minimize in the present day: Fall Out Boy lined “I Wanna Dance With Somebody (Who Loves Me)”; Thom Yorke is teasing one thing OR he’s simply tweeting bizarre tweets; Kidz Bop cowl EMF, Lisa Loeb, and different pop artists from their dad and mom’ childhood; Lorde says she will not be courting Jack Antonoff.

THIS WEEK’S 10 HIGHEST RATED COMMENTS

#9  James Rettig
Score:40 | Feb 16th

It’s actually a disservice to humanity that they don’t seem to be on right here.

Sadly, I’m the one one in #beachhousehive on workers. I’m certain I’ll be writing one thing about them quickly sufficient, although 😉

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THIS WEEK’S 5 LOWEST RATED COMMENTS

#5  toastyjones
Score:-15 | Feb 21st

HA, spot on. Seriously, this shit is so masturbatory, as somebody who makes a dwelling engaged on a podcast by really going out on interviews, modifying cues collectively, and telling an actual story over the course of thirty minutes moderately than simply rambling for over two hours and hoping one thing humorous ultimately occurs, it’s a bit irritating that these guys can simply jerk one another off for 2 hours and count on a large viewers (to not point out appearances from music legends) merely on the premise of one in all them having been on a reasonably profitable sitcom.

That stated, the place do I begin in with Phish, cokeparty?

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#2  dollface
Score:-20 | Feb 22nd

Also does anyone else discover her have to make each little factor she does right into a “statement” and “important” barely irritating?

Like what occurred to letting the music communicate for itself? Prince by no means felt the necessity to do that.. and the rationale I point out him is he’s one of many extra apparent stylistic influences for her. Prince is to Janelle Monae what Madonna is to Lady Gaga.

To me she’s just like the black Lady Gaga, it’s simply rubs me the improper the way in which how she’s making completely fantastic pop songs however dressing them up in all this supposed consciousness that simply doesn’t appear to come back by means of within the work in any respect.

Is this simply me? The music itself simply doesn’t appear to fairly join

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THIS WEEK’S EDITOR-IN-CHIEF’S CHOICE

 

Philo Farnsworth
Score:four | Feb 17th

Excellent article and evaluation. There are some nice particulars in right here that I wasn’t conscious of. One clarification on a remark that claims “Beck cease-and-desisted this album out of existence”…. Actually, Illegal Art saved the CD out there for years, and ignored all three stop and desist notices (from Beck’s writer, label, and private lawyer). Initially it was simply out there through the Illegal Art web site, however as soon as Negativland stepped in, they helped unfold its distribution through their label (and the nationwide distributor Mordam Records), starting in August 1998 (if I keep in mind accurately). It offered over a number of thousand bodily copies, which was lots for such a small experimental launch. Illegal Art adopted with 15 years of releases, and by no means as soon as pulled a launch as a consequence of authorized strain. I’d wish to suppose that the label’s persistence (amongst others) helped with the attrition talked about within the final paragraph.

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