David Smay

  • Blogs

    February 1, 2012

    The 33 1/3 Series is Accepting Submissions

    ​Earlier this month, Spin announced that it is moving most of its album reviews to Twitter. Music writing is getting shorter, not longer, and yet the 33 1/3 Series, which has the gall to publish entire books on albums that aren't even current, soldiers on. There are 85 installments in print n ... More >>

  • Music

    January 12, 2005


    We ban rock cliches, fatwa Eric Clapton and read up on music nerds

  • Music

    February 13, 2002

    Sugar, Sugar

    A new book about bubblegum bands provides more than empty calories