The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame + Museum 2018- This Year They Did Good With the Long List


It’s time for my annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum WTF? omissions list: The Zombies (I cannot even); War; Megadeath; X; Warren Zevon; XTC; Dead Kennedys; My Bloody Valentine; Dire Straits; Nick Drake; Motorhead; Black Flag; Prefab Sprout; The Doobie Brothers(!); New York Dolls; Nine Inch Nails; Duran Duran; Slayer; Television; The … More The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame + Museum 2018- This Year They Did Good With the Long List

The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame + Museum 2017- Journey?


It’s time for my annual Rock and Roll Hall of Fame + Museum WTF? omissions list: The Zombies (I cannot even); War; Megadeath; X; Warren Zevon; XTC; Dead Kennedys; My Bloody Valentine; Dire Straits; Nick Drake; Motorhead; Black Flag; Prefab Sprout; The Doobie Brothers(!); New York Dolls; Nine Inch Nails; Duran Duran; Slayer; Television; The … More The Rock And Roll Hall of Fame + Museum 2017- Journey?

The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…


… the enigmatic post-rock instrumental of Montreal’s Godspeed You! Black Emperor for their 2012 masterpiece ( and my twentieth favourite album of 2012) Alleluia! Don’t Bend! Ascend! I have championed it since it was shortlisted.  They’re not an easy band- twenty-minute noisy instrumentals that mix freestyle jazz and Can (the band) wonk is a tough sell … More The 2013 Polaris Music Prize Goes To…