Christopher Thiessen is a music, film, and coffee enthusiast from Nashville, Tennessee, whose work has been published at PopMatters (where he also serves as contributing editor), as well as Twitter dot com, his personal journal, and sometimes coffee house napkins. Lifetime achievements include being married to a wonderful wife and painstakingly creating this bio.
Perfection in list form.
Long live overstuffed new-music-Fridays.
Another perfect list.
"I want to be somebody that will make you realize life, the quality of it, even if it takes trauma to scare you straight."
"The biggest thing I’ve learned in the last couple of years is how to deal with disappointment."
Luckily for us, Stormzy has created a primer of 52 artists representing a boom of British creativity.
It’s the mark of a dedicated artist; an artist unafraid of monetary fears and label pressures.
“What the hell am I doing this for?”
'Southernplayalisticadillacmuzik' is the perfect example of what happens when building community within and alongside the music takes precedence.
When, if ever, have the GRAMMYs gotten it right? Let's find out.