Opinion

Ryan Adams Gives First Interview To LA Magazine Since The 2019 Abuse Allegations

By Alyson Camus | August 10, 2021

‘Phoebe has publicly called everybody around Ryan enablers, and we’re not.’

Madonna Calls Dr Immanuel Her Hero On Her Instagram Page

By Alyson Camus | July 30, 2020

she has fallen for quackery and witch doctor

People’s Perception Of Art And Artists Is Evolving For The Worse

By Alyson Camus | July 7, 2020

It’s all about staying in a safe place, on a safe subject

Why Is There Such Obsessive Fandom On The Internet?

By Alyson Camus | June 26, 2020

When did we get there?

Chinese Wet Markets: Paul McCartney Is Asking For A Ban Of These ‘Medieval Practices’

By Alyson Camus | April 14, 2020

‘They need to clean up their act’

A Growing Number Of Celebrities Are Positive For COVID-19

By Alyson Camus | April 4, 2020

‘we must make testing free and more widely accessible to protect our children’

Quarantine Confessions: Nothing Is Going To Be The Same

By Alyson Camus | March 29, 2020

I have learned to avoid human beings like the plague

Simon And Garfunkel And Music To Comfort Yourself During A Pedantic

By Iman Lababedi | March 24, 2020

being outside life and inside time which isn’t functioning correctly

Chrissie Hynde Writes Open Letter To Trump Mentioning Rush Limbaugh And Julian Assange, Gets Heavily Criticized

By Alyson Camus | February 19, 2020

Chrissie Hynde is still not afraid to express her views

Nick Cave And Kanye West: Love Story Or Fun Joke?

By Alyson Camus | January 18, 2020

‘There is no musician on Earth that is as committed to their own derangement as Kanye’

Unflattering Photos: Are We Really Looking At Male And Females Musicians The Same Way?

By Alyson Camus | November 27, 2019

if a woman is over 35-40, the deal is very different than for a man

Is Magic Thinking Necessary For Songwriting?

By Alyson Camus | November 19, 2019

‘Atheism may be an honest way to live your life, but it’s bad for songwriting’

Billie Eilish, Between Fake Industry Transplant And The Real Deal

By Alyson Camus | October 2, 2019

It was a meteoritic ascension

Being A Fan Of A Musician? What Does It Mean?

By Alyson Camus | August 30, 2019

I have a relationship with songwriters as some people have a relationship with God

Ryan Adams Is Back On Social Media But Can We Get His Side Of The Story?

By Alyson Camus | July 20, 2019

When did we expect our artists to be flawless?

My Conversation With Brandi Jackson, Michael Jackson’s Niece

By Alyson Camus | March 19, 2019

‘How does it ruin the timeline?’

Let’s Start The Ryan Adams Lynching?

By Alyson Camus | February 14, 2019

‘It seemed like he had the power to propel people forward’

The Myth Of The Autobiographical Lyrics

By Alyson Camus | February 11, 2019

we always read way too much in songwriters’ lyrics

XXXTentacion’s Death: Does He deserve The Comparisons?

By Alyson Camus | June 21, 2018

‘Think one part Elliott Smith, one part DMX’

I miss the old Kanye

By Mary Rudzis | April 30, 2018

Whatever “dragon energy” is I’m almost sure it’s the only common ground Kanye and Trump have

What’s The Difference Between Killer Mike And Jesse Hughes’ Defense Of Gun Ownership?

By Alyson Camus | March 27, 2018

Both justify gun ownership as a way to defend themselves in terrible situations

Why Are Some People Still Angry About My Coverage Of Black Pussy’s Show?

By Alyson Camus | February 13, 2018

People are using the same methods that have harmed them in the past

Why Aren’t People More Outraged By Tom Petty’s Autopsy Results?

By Alyson Camus | January 25, 2018

he never should have been allowed to perform with a broken hip for 53 dates!

As A Concert Addict, I Went To 183 Music-Related Events In 2017

By Alyson Camus | December 30, 2017

Go out as much as you can

I Am Thankful For Nick Cave And Iggy Pop

By Alyson Camus | November 23, 2017

I am grateful to have seen these two legends close and personal

‘Me Too’, Bjork Versus Lars Von Trier

By Alyson Camus | October 18, 2017

‘a director can touch and harass his actresses at will’

Taylor Swift, America’s Not-So-Sweetheart

By Mary Rudzis | September 2, 2017

Young middle class girls

PWR BTTM’s Fall, A Reflection Of Our Times

By Alyson Camus | May 16, 2017

For the best or the worst, the PWR BTTM scandal is happening in 2017

Taylor Swift Is An Alt-Right Icon And She Is Not Doing Anything About It?

By Alyson Camus | March 24, 2017

It goes way beyond the Camille Paglia’s ‘obnoxious Nazi Barbie’ meme

Not With The Band: Are Artists Always Narcissistic?

By Alyson Camus | February 25, 2017

the more narcissistic you are, the more music you sell?

What Was Beyonce Thinking?

By Alyson Camus | February 25, 2017

nothing is an accident in Bey’s life

Not With The Band: Separating Music From Politics? Are You Kidding?

By Alyson Camus | January 28, 2017

failing to recognize the true purpose of art

Why Mental Illness Should Be Taken Seriously

By Alyson Camus | November 25, 2016

Shouldn’t he have been treated years ago?

A Guide: Taking Pictures In Los Angeles Night Clubs And Music Venues

By Alyson Camus | November 4, 2016

So it had been exceptional.

Musicians React To Bob Dylan’s Nobel Prize In Literature News

By Alyson Camus | October 16, 2016

‘like pinning a medal on Mount Everest for being the highest mountain’

When Bono Talks About Trump…

By Alyson Camus | September 22, 2016

Donald Trump is potentially the worst idea

Woody Guthrie’s Landlord Was Racist Fred Trump, Donald’s Father

By Alyson Camus | July 23, 2016

‘Old Man Trump knows/Just how much/Racial Hate/he stirred up/In the bloodpot of human hearts’

Lena Dunham Feels Unsafe And Worried After Watching Kanye West’s ‘Famous’ Video

By Alyson Camus | June 28, 2016

‘The Famous video is one of the more disturbing “artistic” efforts in recent memory.’

Prince Wanted To Be Chris Brown’s Mentor

By Alyson Camus | May 3, 2016

‘There’s nothing that’s unforgivable.’

Does Beyonce Write Her Own Songs?

By Alyson Camus | April 25, 2016

There are even tabloids which pretend to have identified the woman who is having an affair with Jay Z

Prince, The Animal Kingdom’s Own Prince

By Alyson Camus | April 25, 2016

‘Prince is the royal that people love,’ wrote Morrissey

Prince, The Racy-Religious-Conservative-Purple Enigma

By Alyson Camus | April 24, 2016

Remove all these gentle purple filters and Prince was a weirdo.

K-Pop’s Dark Side

By Alyson Camus | March 27, 2016

the contracts these poor kids sign to become huge stars are borderline slavery!

Calling For A Revolution: We Have To Change This Ticketing System!

By Alyson Camus | March 20, 2016

‘All headline shows are now sold out. Despite the strict rules, tickets inevitably will find their way onto secondary ticketing sites…’

LA Electronic Musician White Rainbow Accused Of Domestic Violence

By Alyson Camus | March 18, 2016

‘Too often do men who have never had a single consequence due to the privilege of their art and trust fund get away with such monstrosities,’

When A Fun Night Is Used To Start A Controversy

By Alyson Camus | February 20, 2016

‘I’ve always thought that Hedi Slimane was little more than a carpetbagger’.

More Thoughts About David Bowie’s Death

By Alyson Camus | January 12, 2016

The beauty of all this is that Bowie kept everything secret, sparing us of the pity and this sort of whimpering feelings which are not good for a true appreciation of art.

When Was The Last Time Music Blew Your Mind Away?

By Alyson Camus | December 8, 2015

When was the last time I was left speechless after a show? When was the last time I said it was mind blowing? I am not sure…

Paris: Two Weeks After

By Dorothy P. | December 1, 2015

I am not a Parisian, I was not physically hurt on 11/13 but I am just a French girl who loves music

Not With The Band: Why Don’t We Equally Care For Everyone?

By Alyson Camus | November 22, 2015

After the massacre which occurred in Paris last week, you may have seen most of your Facebook friends update their profiles with the tricolor French flag