Dave Navarro Talks “Journalism 101” in This Week in Music Writing


In this week’s music writing round-up, we share an account of a night with Dave Navarro, how the Yeah Yeahs Yeahs got free, and why hip-hop may be getting stagnant. If you see a piece of writing you’d think should be included, please let us know.

You Didn’t Make the “Harlem Shake” Go Viral — Corporations Did [Mashable]

Daniel Cronin takes the Most Amazing Photos of Juggalos You’ve Ever Seen [Noisey]

Noz on how the uniform of sound in hip-hop is stunting young artists [Pitchfork]

Yeah Yeah Yeahs Get Free [Spin]

“Digging for Gems in Genres You Think You Hate” [NPR]

Dave Navarro Made Me Cry [LA Weekly]