Monthly Archives: September 2011

It’s “Friday”!

If you dabble in any form of U.S.-based social media, you probably did not miss the terrible, totally manufactured “pop” song “Friday,” by American teenager Rebecca Black. It’s formulaic, auto-tuned to death, and (some would say) a fine example of … Continue reading

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Only Ashin, Originating Acronyms…

Alright, I’m just going to come right out and say it, in the hope that I’m not actually alone here, but… what the heck is “OA” anyway? Over-eaters Anonymous? Opera Australia? Open Access? Over acting? Over-achiever? Or is it supposed … Continue reading

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And now for something completely different

Leehom shakes things up a bit with an out-of-left-field, major turn in direction: an ode to Chinese ethnic nationalism! Oh wait, he does at least one of these per album. Never mind. But here’s the new song anyway, called “Open … Continue reading

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