CD Picks

Hall of Fame

  • Bands I've Seen Four Times or More:
    • Arcade Fire
    • Nicole Atkins & The Sea
    • Beck
    • Black Angels
    • Black Hollies
    • Bloc Party
    • Blur
    • Broken Social Scene
    • The Brunettes
    • Clap Your Hands Say Yeah
    • Cults
    • Death Cab for Cutie
    • The Decemberists
    • The Dig
    • Doves
    • The Duke Spirit
    • Dum Dum Girls
    • Editors
    • Feist
    • Franz Ferdinand
    • French Kicks
    • Gorillaz
    • Grand National
    • The Grates
    • Holy Fuck
    • Immaculate Machine
    • Langhorne Slim
    • Les Sans Culottes
    • Love Is All
    • Kaiser Chiefs
    • Mates of State
    • Kate Nash
    • Neko Case
    • The New Pornographers
    • Northern State
    • Nouvellas
    • The Parlor Mob
    • Pavement
    • Phoenix
    • The Pipettes
    • The Puppini Sisters
    • Radiohead
    • The Rakes
    • Ra Ra Riot
    • Eli "Paperboy" Reed & The True Loves
    • The Roots
    • Royksopp
    • Salt & Samovar
    • Secret Machines
    • The Shins
    • Slow Club
    • Sons & Daughters
    • Bruce Springsteen
    • Supergrass
    • They Might Be Giants
    • Tilly & The Wall
    • The Tings Tings
    • Titus Andronicus
    • Vampire Weekend
    • Yeah Yeah Yeahs
    • Yo La Tengo

Guitar Pick Recipients

  • Recipients of the MusicSnobbery.com Guitar Pick
    • Damon Albarn
    • Nicole Atkins
    • Win Butler of Arcade Fire
    • Laura Cantrell
    • Sharin Foo of The Raveonettes
    • Inara George of The Bird & The Bee
    • Justin Hayward-Young of The Vaccines
    • Dave Hollinghurst of Nicole Atkins & The Sea
    • Ivan Howard of The Rosebuds
    • Dev Hynes of Lightspeed Champion
    • Sam Isaac
    • JayMay
    • Alex Kapranos of Franz Ferdinand
    • Langhorne Slim
    • Sondre Lerche
    • Emanuel Lundgren of I'm From Barcelona
    • Moby
    • David Moltz of Salt & Samovar
    • Peter Morén of Peter Bjorn & John
    • Keith Murray of We Are Scientists
    • Kate Nash
    • Carl Newman of The New Pornographers
    • Jack Peñate
    • Juanita Stein of Howling Bells
    • Anna Ternheim
    • Sune Rose Wagner of The Raveonettes
    • Katie White of The Ting Tings
    • Björn Yttling of Peter Bjorn & John

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December 23, 2010

Comments

Dizzy

I have no idea what you even mean by 'the whole Brooklyn thing.' Moreover, if you actually put some effort into understanding Das Racist's lyrics, you might realize they're more deliberate, insightful, and talented than you give them credit for. They've expressed more refined views on music as a whole, politics, and culture than you yourself have (evidenced by the above blog post). Plus, the production on their most recent album was top-notch (see: Diplo, Scoop Deville, Kassa Overall, Devo Springsteen).
You make sweeping generalizations, bawse, and you're incredibly self-indulgent (no one cares about your email inbox). Based on your 'Hall of Fame' and the music you cover on this blog, it's easy to tell that your judgments about Hip-Hop (and thus Waka Flocka and Das Racist) are about as intelligent as Vampire Weekend's lyrics.

http://www.lyricsreg.com/lyrics/vampire+weekend/Cousins/

Stay in your comfort zone, or else move outside it in a well-informed way.

P.S. I notice that all the musicians pictured in the Music Snobbery logo are white, and nearly all the music you cover is made by white musicians. Diversify, shun!

privilege denying dude

i hate das racist too! racism is so mundane. and totally played out. we're in a post-racial society! they should rap about cats.

anonymous

I so want to shake the hand of whoever wrote that about Mike Posner. Awesome! I never understood the hype about him and I've always said he looked like a JT wannabe!

MusicSnobbery

Bat for Lashes is in my banner, she's half-Pakistani. She replaced M.I.A. I'm half Hispanic, but I know, I still suck for writing about whoever I want.

groz

amen!

groz

and, @dizzy, what's wrong with vampire weekend's lyrics? 'You've got ten fingers and you're going to use them all' is a pretty good philosophy if you ask me... If you're so into the 'worst bands' (and so not into all the best bands) on this site, why are you reading it???

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