“Driving across America, I’ve learned when I scan the radio dial and hit the wimpier brand of hair metal, I know I’ve found country radio.” —Holly Gleason, in the Nashville Scene’s 13th Annual Country Music Critics Poll.
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“Shakespeare’s last play was called The Tempest. It wasn’t called just plain Tempest. The name of my record is just plain Tempest. It’s two different titles.” —Bob Dylan in Rolling Stone
David Frum, criticizing Republican pseudo-economics, inadvertently describes the last five years of the record industry: “This isn’t conservatism; it’s a going-out-of-business sale for the baby-boom generation.”
“Everybody knows by now that there’s a gazillion books on me either out or coming out in the near future. So I’m encouraging anybody who’s ever met me, heard me or even seen me, to get in on the action … Continue reading
“It feels good. I think what works about it is she really puts my feelings first.” —Joe Jonas, talking about his girlfriend, Ashley Greene Whattaguy, huh?
“Who would want to break into [the music business]? It’s like a bank that’s already been robbed.” —Randy Newman
Loretta Lynn told me to my face, ‘You’re countrier than I am,” and I thought, ‘This is coming from a woman who rhymes “hard” with “tired”‘. —Miranda Lambert
“Most of the occasions for the troubles of the world are grammatical.” —Michel de Montaigne
“…great art offers a necessary alternative to an over-mediated culture. Art writers should use the internet to counteract the dematerialization of a hyper-connected world, not encourage it through false promises.” —James Panero in The New Criterion Worth reading in full.
“If you’re censoring your shuffle you’re censoring your soul.’’ — Liz Phair