Quick Bytes: Robert Christgau

Robert Christgau, called the “Dean of Rock Critics” has made most of his output available on the web. You can search his site for specific bands, or just browse:


Like Greil Marcus, Christgau is known for writing reviews of rock that are like the music: rich, edgy, fast and loose. I love the line he opened a review of Eminem’s Slim Shady LP with: “Anybody who believes kids are naive enough to take this record literally is right to fear them, because that’s the kind of adult teenagers hate.”

Of course, there’s also a Wikipedia entry

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