march not very good for music maybe april be better but ok lets read about march for now.
Here is a non-exhaustive collection of headlines proclaiming various industries and institutions to be either in decline or on the verge of collapse. Whether or not these headlines are hyperbolic to get ~the clicks~ is not the point. The point is: is there anything AT ALL on the upswing? What do people – particularly young people – do?
Is everyone turning Dutch?
Well, February was kind of bleak – musically and otherwise – but there were a few bright lights in the gloom. LeT’s eXpLoRe!
All I ask from modern music nowadays is that I get just one great song per month, so that I have at least 10 solid picks by the end of the year for a countdown. It’s getting tough to find even that many, but luckily this January over-delivered in case things get dire throughout the rest of the year. Let’s look at what we got:
Looks like “Rian Johnson Explains” is the new “Lena Dunham Apologizes”.
You know, if you have to explain that much about your movie, chances are it’s not a very good movie. Are you ready for the hottest of takes? No? Ok, who cares, here we go. Spoilers follow.