Discussion boards across the UK are a’splodin’ and some Very Serious punk fans are up in arms over the sainted Johnny Rotten’s decision to do a series of commercials for Country Life […]
The Best CDs of 2009: the Album of the Year, and the Band of the Decade
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Joni Mitchell pod
The second half of pool play is off to a … surprising … start, as Robert Palmer eliminates the highest seed so far. The numbers: Robert Palmer 35%; #7 Green Day 29%; […]
Tournament of Rock – Legends: the Green Day pod
Results: In perhaps our tightest and most competitive pod yet, Rush squeaked out a narrow win over Paul Simon. The numbers: #12 Rush 44%; Paul Simon/Simon and Garfunkel 40%; Phish 8%; Steve […]
TunesDay: what's in your collection?
There are all kinds of fun arguments to be had over which band is best or whether one’s taste is critically defensible (*cough*Brian used to listen to Madonna and Gloria Estefan*cough*) and, […]
TunesDay: Name those bands – and the winner is….
The results of last week’s Name Those Bands contest are in. In first place we have … a disqualification, sorta. Our friend Ubertramp logged in with an impressive 47 of 53. Seriously, […]
TunesDay: The best CDs of 2008, pt. 1 – the Gold LPs
Most years are pretty good for music if you know where to look, and 2008 was no exception. It’s a shame that you have to search so hard, of course – once […]
The Scholars & Rogues Manifesto: what are we doing here?
It has been alleged that Scholars & Rogues is not, strictly speaking, a political blog. Sure, we write about overtly political issues and devote our share of time to things like media […]