Useful Noise

Keith Harris
At least it's not a podcast
Created 01 Jan 2021
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  • Useful Noise #11
    28 Jul 2021 • 14 min read
    Hot enough for ya? (Just a little joke there, because this summer has been very hot.) GO SLOW NO Go Slow No is a survey of new, new-to-me, and overlooked album releases. The rating system is pretty si...
  • Useful Noise #10
    16 Jul 2021 • 6 min read • 1 0
    It’s the middle of the year of as we know it A weird thing about me: I don’t like listening to people talk. Lectures, readings, podcasts, news radio—can’t you folks just write this stuff down? I learn...
  • Useful Noise #9
    09 Jul 2021 • 14 min read • 1 0
    While I’m waiting for my former employer to launch its long-promised online City Pages archive (hey, anything’s possible, right?), I’ve decided to start reprinting some of my old CP work here so it’s ...
  • Useful Noise #8
    22 Jun 2021 • 9 min read
    I was gonna make a “Be Sweet and Sour” joke in the headline, but that seemed a little much. GO SLOW NO Go Slow No is a survey of new, new-to-me, and overlooked album releases. The rating system is pre...
  • Useful Noise #7
    08 Jun 2021 • 9 min read • 2 0
    Some days I feel like I’ve wasted half my life trying to come up with clever intro paragraphs. GO SLOW NO Go Slow No is a survey of new, new-to-me, and overlooked album releases. The rating system is ...
  • Useful Noise #6
    27 May 2021 • 11 min read
    I guess newsletters really are the new blogs—I’m compelled to lead each one off with apologies for not posting enough. Anyway, sorry, where does the time go, etc. Now let the floodgates of blah-blah-b...
  • Useful Noise #5
    31 Mar 2021 • 9 min read • 1 0
    Well whaddya know—snuck another one of these in before the end of March. I have a few longer essays still percolating, but I wanted to get these collected thoughts off before they feel even more dated...
  • Useful Noise #4
    04 Mar 2021 • 8 min read
    Bad news for people who like lots and lots of words: No long essay this week. Just blurbs, capsules and other foreshortened nubs of writing. I’ll try be more long-winded next time. GO SLOW NO Go Slow ...
  • Useful Noise #3
    19 Feb 2021 • 11 min read • 1 0
    I’ve had a few kind people ask if they can pay for their newsletter subscription. Good question. The main reason I’m not charging right now is that I can’t guarantee how long I’ll keep at this project...
  • Useful Noise #2
    10 Feb 2021 • 11 min read • 2 0
    Just kidding. I promise there’s not a single reference to a g****r being s*****d in this week’s newsletter. In this issue: Reliving the childhood I never had with Disney+ Plus GO SLOW NO, 7 Things, an...
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