Rock Critic Law: 101 Unbreakable Rules for Writing Badly about Music

Version: Unabridged
Author: Michael Azerrad
Narrator: [No Narrators Added]
Genres: Satire & Parody
Publisher: HarperCollins Publishers
Published In: October 2018
# of Units: 6 CDs
Length: 7 hours, 30 minutes
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Overview

Critically acclaimed music journalist and author of the seminal books Come As You Are and Our Band Could Be Your Life takes the piss out of his own profession, with a collection of the most overused, cliched, and hackneyed phrases that music journalists rely on. Launched first on his Twitter feed, Rock Critic Law is now a book, accompanied by illustrations from musicians who have too often felt the faint praise, or the sting, of the lazy critic's pen.

Author Details

Author Details

Azerrad, Michael

Michael Azerrad is an American author, music journalist, editor, and musician. A graduate of Columbia University, he has written for publications such as Spin, Rolling Stone, and the New York Times. Azerrad's 1993 biography Come as You Are: The Story of Nirvana was named by Q as one of the fifty greatest rock books ever written. His 2001 book Our Band Could Be Your Life, a collection of profiles on prominent indie rock bands, received similar critical acclaim.