Simon Frith

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    From the Voice Archives: Simon Frith on Wacko Jacko in London, Circa 1988

    In honor of Michael Jackson, we're raiding our archives. Here's Simon Frith's London dispatch--it ran in Frith's regular 'Brit Beat' column--on the bonkers media spectacle that broke out when Jackson came to town in 1988. Wack Attack By Simon Frith August 16, 1988 "Pandemonium broke out in Soho, ... More >>

  • Blogs

    June 26, 2009

    Week in Review: I Want to Be Michael Jackson When I Grow Up

    The news that obliterated the week that was: MJ. Our remembrance here, plus the complete Michael Jackson Voice archives, as written by the dream team of Robert Christgau, Chuck Eddy, Greg Tate, Vince Aletti, Stanley Crouch, Guy Trebay, Nelson George, Elvis Mitchell, Simon Frith, and Scott Poulson-Br ... More >>

  • pazzandjop

    January 24, 2006

    Listening in Real Time

    Eclectic neoclassicism versus childhood-oriented avant-primitivism as global warming swamps our history

  • Specials

    October 18, 2005

    Can't Stop the Music

    The 'Voice' invents rock criticism

  • Music

    April 19, 2005

    Show Me the Money

    Seattle's EMP proves that great popular music conferences cannot live by inclusive intentions alone

  • Books

    May 18, 2004

    Deep Geeking

    The passion of the Christgau, or the lessons of Seattle

  • Music

    March 16, 2004

    Uncertain Strength

    Manly men's inner complexity uncovered by restless mates

  • News

    April 23, 2002

    Rock 'n' Roll Grad School

    'If I can't dance about your architecture, I don't wanna be a part of it.'

  • Music

    September 14, 1999

    Wrigley's in the Trashcan

    James Miller Tries to Control What He No Longer Loves