BIG FEELINGS, QUEER PHENOMENOLOGY, AND THE OPHELIAS

I’m giving a lecture on The Ophelias next week for an entire hour. I am really excited about this, not only because I will be able to try out some new ideas for the first time in public, but also because I’ll get to talk about many of my favorite things: feminist rock, music history, … Continue reading BIG FEELINGS, QUEER PHENOMENOLOGY, AND THE OPHELIAS

FOUR PROPOSITIONS RE: FEMINIST ALT-ROCK

I am starting to do some work around feminism in indie-rock. This spring I’ll be road-testing some ideas, primarily through conference presentations on the music of The Ophelias. I’m sure I’ll write more about this band here at a later point, but I also want to think through where I see a band like The … Continue reading FOUR PROPOSITIONS RE: FEMINIST ALT-ROCK

TWO TERMS

No, not those kind. These are two concepts I’m working on at the moment. They should appear in a short piece soon. Compulsory Presentism: any condition whereby the past and future are prohibited from being ‘officially’ recognized by the rules of the discourse in question; the totalizing over-prioritization of the present, whether by the explicit … Continue reading TWO TERMS