The One Where I’m Baffled With Why Lupe Fiasco Isn’t a Bigger Deal
In the Face of Derisory Hysteria (Born and Raised) No, wait, listen… No, seriously, like, just, wait, like, listen..
I’ve tried to put this off for a long time: the 2013 best albums list that I originally emailed off to ‘friends’ and ‘allies’ around Christmas that year is the final collection to be posted onto the webisphere and officially archived. I considered never doing it, denying its existence and never admitting to the shameful mistakes it contains. However, when I write my NE2017 list (soon, I promise) I want to make a point of referring to artists’ past entries in the Necessary Evil Blogging Universe (NEBU), so I’ve relented and made it available to read.
20 Japanese Breakfast: Everybody Wants To Love You Perfect, perfect, perfect, perfect 19 Kanye West: Waves
Let’s get the important stuff out of the way first: I’ve always pronounced it ‘Bon Ivor’ +43 Because of this I set up a Google Alert to tell me when somebody finally made a ‘Bon Iver the Engine’ meme, as I truly believed that such a witty reference to both an ultra hipster musical act … Continue reading 2 Bon Iver: 22, A Million
The ‘Lanches are a shining example of why
The impact of Kiwankoozie’s 2012 debut album was so wide reaching and influential that he was invited to perform on Kanye West’s 2013 album ‘Yeezus’, a record you may have heard of seeing as it landed all the way up in fourth position on the 2013 Necessary Evil rundown +12
The Full Count-fucking-down Have you noticed all those ‘best films/songs/books/soapy tit-wanks of 2016 so far‘ pieces of guff that are flying about cyberspace like an unusually critical swarm of locusts recently? What’s that all about?? Just another excuse for the laziest of journalists to whore themselves like your mum, baring their puckered anus to the passing crowd of … Continue reading NECESSARY EVIL 2016: PRE-EJACULATE
Yep, it all needs to be cataloged I’m afraid, here it is, unedited and uncorrected Thoughts… -I realised how ridiculously overwrought my 2009 list was, and this has to be the shortest end of year list I’ve ever done. People were so lucky in 2010 -Big Boi was originally (and deservedly) in the top 3, … Continue reading 2010 Albums of the Year
While scouring my hard-drive and emails for long-lost artifacts I actually came across some of my old album of the year lists so thought I’d post them here. I’ve not made any changes, even though some of it reads so clunky that it was hard to resist ‘pulling a Lucas’. It’s not amazingly good writing, but disappointingly it’s … Continue reading 2007 Albums of the Year