Complaints

Growing a thicker skin might be a good start! A producer emails saying he doesn’t like this blog’s review of his single, and here’s my response…

Well, it had to happen at some point, didn't it? Every weekend, this blog features a reviews column - it's called the Six On Saturday. In it, I publish what I think of some of the latest music to hit the digital stores. And I would say around 95% of all reviews are mostly or entirely positive - why would I deliberate review stuff I hate? But it's usually the…

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You just want to see Defected Croatia cancelled! Just one of the weird complaints I’ve had recently… and it isn’t even true

Over the past couple of days, I've received a few complaints about my recent coverage of Defected and their forthcoming festival in Croatia. They seem to harbour the truly weird impression that I would be happy to see Defected Croatia being cancelled. Far from it. It would sadden me immensely if they had to cancel for the second consecutive year. Reading about festivals deciding to postpone for another year is…

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You never know who might be reading online! Mutya Buena has been in touch about a recent article – and as you can guess, she isn’t too lost in me…

You might recall a few weeks ago, I wrote about a new single that Mutya Buena was featured on for garage label Upcycle Records. I wasn't terribly nice, quoting something from that week's edition of Popbitch. Sure enough, I checked my messages last night on Instagram and I saw a request. It was from none other than Mutya Buena herself. She wrote... Is the article rude? Quite possibly. Being polite…

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