MRR COLUMN REVIEW

Five record reviews

The magic of finding and buying records in unexpected places is a thing I love, and the simple pleasure of exploring parts of a city you never otherwise would by mapping out its secret spots. I’ve just always found the weird competitiveness that seems to rear its head in that game rather a poor substitute for …

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On music critics, criticism and Merchandise

“I had a dream the other day about music critics. They were small and rodent-like with padlocked ears.. as if they had stepped out of a Goya painting” – Stravinsky. The man knows. ‘Professional’ music critics are 98% thoroughbred chode. And yet, in an era of instantaneous connection we’re living through, in a young future society …

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On Zines (reviewed) and squat raids

Trips to accident and emergency aside, it’s been a fun, clammy month in London. I’m sat in my sister’s flat at the other end of the city on a cat-sitting mission. Said feline belongs to her landlady and is a totally sanctimonious princess, trotting about refusing to eat, requiring four different ‘supplements’ and cream to …

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