Lester Bangs About Music, By Davin Michael Stedman

We all watched Philip Seymour Hoffman channel Lester Bangs in Almost Famous. But this is the man himself; the real article.

Listen close you yutes; you young bloods who never bought an album but pay out your ass for your data plan and call music free; there was a brief time in American history . . . → Read More: Lester Bangs About Music, By Davin Michael Stedman

Robert Christgau’s last Consumer Guide – Tom Kipp

7/01/2010 – from the great Tom Kipp:

I always suspected ol’ Bob would bow out in the anniversary month of CG. [July 1969 seems longer ago than EVER right now.]

And, after the conversation we had about Consumer Guide in 2006, driving back to his hotel from Greil and Jenny Marcus’ dinner party . . . → Read More: Robert Christgau’s last Consumer Guide – Tom Kipp