criticism

Apr
09
on five years since the death of the revival

on five years since the death of the revival

Allegedly, fifth wave emo is in full swing. I’m the kind of dreadfully boring person who has spent way
13 min read
Mar
29
on david dobrik, ezra koenig, and taking advantage of your public reputation

on david dobrik, ezra koenig, and taking advantage of your public reputation

This piece of writing discusses sexual assault and describes a situation which may be triggering to some. Be kind to
8 min read
Mar
06
on cryptoart as an argument for self-archiving

on cryptoart as an argument for self-archiving

I said I wasn’t gonna write about NFTs because nobody wants to hear it and I’m not sure
7 min read
Feb
23
on media + the lie of teenage power

on media + the lie of teenage power

This isn’t really about the Britney Spears documentary, though it is necessarily informed by at least the position it's
6 min read
Feb
10
on pop-punk, misogyny + me

on pop-punk, misogyny + me

I’ve often found myself starting to write essays about the interplay between being a woman and being heavily influenced
12 min read
Jan
11
on intentional communities + framing of internet content

on intentional communities + framing of internet content

While I was sitting at my desk this morning for a class with the dullest title you could ever imagine,
6 min read
Jan
04
on tiktok + content creation being framed as journalism

on tiktok + content creation being framed as journalism

Everybody’s favorite, totally relevant and cool music publication Rolling Stone put out an article recently about TikTok creators who
9 min read
Dec
01
spotify playlists, discovery, + the failure of national coverage indie music journalism

spotify playlists, discovery, + the failure of national coverage indie music journalism

We in the music sphere talk about playlist culture a lot and I think it’s fascinating the way playlists
12 min read
Nov
18
financialization of music: technology, ownership, + american exceptionalism

financialization of music: technology, ownership, + american exceptionalism

This week the master recordings of Taylor Swift’s first six albums were sold by noted scummy fuck Scooter Braun.
9 min read
Oct
19
on political art + equating taste with ethics

on political art + equating taste with ethics

Alternate Sub-Heading: When introducing Jeff Rosenstock, Seth Meyers said, “what we need now is great punk music” and, well, that
6 min read