Monthly Archives: March 2011

30 Day Song Challenge: a song that you used to love but now hate

MIA ruined this song for me. I love The Clash, they opened my eyes to music in a way I hadn’t considered before them. But when MIA sampled the opening of Straight To Hell in Paper Planes, it became the … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that describes you

I get Julian Casablancas in this song. Sometimes I find him a bit arrogant, obtuse or unemotive, but with Heart In A Cage, I get it.

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that noone would expect you to love

I don’t think anyone would be surprised by my taste in music. I’m pretty open about my likes and dislikes, and I’m not afraid of a little ridicule. Otherwise I wouldn’t openly admit my enjoyment of such fine music purveyors … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that is a guilty pleasure

Kate Nash annoys me and interests me in equal parts. I can’t quite pinpoint what bugs me about her, but something about her seems… false.

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song from a band you hate

I loathe The Kooks with a burning passion in my soul. Unoriginal, inauthentic, brazenly stealing ideas from better bands without credit, they are everything that I despise about indie music. Right down to the straw trilbys and fake Northern accent.

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song from your favourite band

I wrote an essay about Blur for a uni assessment once. This is the extent to which I would try to draw a line between my personal interests and academia. I vaguely remember the essay being about pop culture’s relationship … Continue reading

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30 Day Song Challenge: a song that makes you fall asleep

So how many people doing the 30 Day Song Challenge will pick Radiohead for this one? I’d put my money on a lot.

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