notes.husk.org. scribblings by Paul Mison.

2012-01-03

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“ If Ellen Willis is concerned with pleasure, then Smith’s interest in music is motivated primarily by shame. ”

Rachel Maddox, comparing two female writers on music in a review of their work for Oxford American. I pulled this out because I think it’s fairly insightful in how modern music snobbery works, and because I’m re-evaluating my previous guilty feelings about liking somewhat unfashionable artists like the Pet Shop Boys.

The whole article is well worth a read, though.

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