@1000TimesYes Vintage Whitney-style ballads -- even though the Beyoncé rip is the best track #6It describes, sure, but doesn’t give a single insight into the music whatsoever. But perhaps that was Weingarten’s point, to show up the transparency of the internet’s approach to "first-past-the-post" music journalism. My knee-jerk reaction to watching the newest video of Weingarten was to think of the Comic Book Guy from The Simpsons -- the overweight 40-year-old balding virgin who runs the comic book store in Springfield, an archetypal elitist snob who delights in making heavily sarcastic comments at the eight-year-olds who come frequent his shop.
Search engine optimisation is killing music
Immediacy and the race to be first on the internet is killing quality music criticism and journalism stone dead, writes Everett True.