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Tom Ewing's last Poptimism column, reducing significantly the proportion of excellent writing on Pitchfork.
(This is to sean)
that it isn't a literal new genre of shoegazey stuff about vikings.
Maybe being harsh, I'm normally a fan of Poptimist columns, but as with Retromania and all the other barrage of articles about what has happened to music in particular, and culture in 'the stream', it attempts (rather well) to describe it, but comes to an unconvincing non-conclusion.
Like some lovecraftian elder god, it's lack of logical shape, of reason and of any ability to comprehend, is what defines it
would you read that bullshit? Jesus