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A Whore Just Like the Rest The Music Writings of Richard MeltzerHe is one of the inventors of rock criticism His first book The Aesthetics of Rock acclaimed by Greil Marcus as a disemboweling of rock's soft white underbelly became an instant cult classic when published in 1970 And for the. I’ve got some problems with Meltzer and they’re not his obtuse pseudo intellectual bullshit—I like that part about him No what I don’t like about Meltzer is 1 Fundamentally I’m not convinced he is fucking mad about music the way my friends and I are and 2 he ruins a bunch of pieces with stupid and creepy things to say about women First about not bleeding for music who does this guy listen to in order to access the sublime to transcend to rise above I read all 608 pages of this book and I can’t tell you The only inkling we get is from a couple of his early pieces in which he poetically waxes on some 60s rocknroll like the Stones and the Kinks In fact I got really excited when I first started the book about how I might connect with this guy about early rock n roll Anticipating his later chapters I was excited about what light he would shed on classic 70s LA punk But he never took me there—he just sort of belched and burped for the next 500 something pages Second about his misognynism Introducing women by mentioning whether or not they responded to his come ons Leering at girls This guy is gross Undoubtedly he explains this as part of his “bad boy of rock criticism” title but there’s nothing “bad boy” about it—it’s banal Tired worn out old fashioned same as always pure sexist banality As for the the pseudo intellectual bullshit that other dear Goodreaders complain about That’s the real stuff That’s the potential of Meltzer which he foolishly suanders Maybe his other work stays course with uniting the ordinary and the transcendent the delinuent and the abstract the high with the low As our man Bangs says; rock n roll poetryAnd what about Bangs Why is Meltzer so strangely condescending and jerky about Bangs Maybe it’s because he knows Bangs really does bleed love for music and the sublime

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Free download ¹ A Whore Just Like the Rest: The Music Writings of Richard Meltzer ò PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ´ He is one of the inventors of rock criticism His first book The Aesthetics of Rock acclaimed by Greil Marcus as a disemboweling of rock's soft white unNext thirty years he fearlessly expanded the boundaries of music writing Now he has collected the best of his prodigious output into a gonzo sampler of the reviews profiles interviews and essays that form the heart of his ro. I'm not sure what to make of his ears he's a huge Doors fan for example but he's a hilarious writer 80% of the time Still in this collection he uses his gonzo talents to sueeze out sour grapes a bit too often

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Ckwriter legacy Traveling from psychedelia to the dinosaur rot early '70s to the redeeming majesty of punk and the constant solace of jazz this will stand as a remarkable document of an era by a singular voice in music writin. If you like the title read the book More of a culture critic than a music critic he's the guy you thought you got stuck sitting next to who turned out to be an erudite weirdo