I am not out to paint a dystopian nightmare future where the MGP entries will consist of 26 variations of ‘En Godt Stekt Pizza’ if MGP is to become a playpen exclusively for male former russ music hacks. But the russ music’s expanding overlap with MGP makes me uneasy. Continue reading The Great Russ Music Swindle
The tale of the artistic career of Andreas “Tix” Haukeland is indeed a study in storytelling: how one guy got his start by appealing to the lowest common denominator and how he shifted the public narrative from one of controversy to one of victimhood. Continue reading How Do You Solve a Problem Like Tix?