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which is entirely about Mat Snow and Barney Hoskyns giving The Firstborn Is Dead lukewarm reviews.
but the rest does just seem a bit wimpy, so he's sort of right in that respect (if that's what he's saying).
I remember he picked up a lot of flak a week or so ago for calling James Blake "intelligent urban music" http://www.guardian.co.uk/music/2010/apr/20/new-band-james-blake
I'll be honest though, before that column, I'd never really heard of him.
talking about proving his masculinity, he uses the line "Yo Mama can vouch for me" What, Paul Lester's? Surely she's going to be about 90!
He tends to come up with comparison points that make no sense at all, and for a feature meant to promote new bands he slags a lot of them off.
Has that one good track: Cold Pillow, I can't remember if I ever heard t'n't I deleated his free mixtape pretty quickly and just kept cold pillow.