Although quite unique, Shirley Bassey’s singing voice has always sounded strange to me, like an airhorn on a train somehow became sentient. To my ears, her elongated vocals are akin to a cat slowly being squashed under a slow-moving steamroller. Her singing also has a slight doppler effect, […]
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Ben Shephard is one dull, bland, vanilla motherfucker. Originally appearing in teeny-breakfast TV shows The Bigger Breakfast and T4, it seems that Shephard has some kind of cunning plan to make our mornings as tame and banal as possible. His quest for sunrise-shittery now has him front and […]
Every now and again a rapper pops-up on the scene, becomes popular and sets the bar so low that the next act would have to be paper-thin to get through. The latest one-dimensional contender to limbo under this ever-shrinking Hip-Pop bar is Kodak Black (real name Dieuson Octave) […]
While I’m in the mood for writing about past-it, racist Rock stars, I have to mention Eric Patrick Clapton CBE, member of bands The Yardbirds and Cream, and number fucking 2 in Rolling Stone’s Top 100 Guitarists (higher than Prince, Van Helen, Santana, Chuck Berry, and B.B. King […]
Morrissey is a perfect example of the need to separate the art from the artist. I’ll be the first to admit that despite wandering around the periphery of pretentiousness, The Smiths’ made some memorable, downbeat, melancholic rock. That being said, regardless of the fact that the group’s musical […]
Jason Clarke is a weird-looking actor. His dishevelled appearance and angular facial features are either distracting or just unappealing to look at. It’s not like he’s a brilliant character actor – he’s no Jeffrey Wright or Philip Seymor Hoffman for example – Jason Clarke is a middling performer, […]
Following any kind of criticism these days, the criticism in turn receives criticism, the second set of criticisers criticising the first set of people for criticising what they think should never be criticised. This cycle of shite then leads to the second set of people labelling the first […]