The cringiest ever phrases in music journalism

‘Kosmische’… but that’s mainly because I don’t know how to say it.

“The band The Beatles could have been”

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Any slightly experimental female artist immediately being compared to Kate Bush and/or Björk

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If this isn’t altered too much, it’s bloody awful. Doesn’t mean anything. A coda is literally an ending.

take the roof off or any variation on roof removal by potentially loud bands.

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Any reference to the band having ‘Grown Up’

‘Cathedrals of sound”

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Also came here to say this.

Mammoth Box Set

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Any female singer songwriter being compared to Joni Mitchell (not quite as much of a thing now, thankfully, but use to be routine)

See also “insert band here” with attitude

Fuck I hate this term.

‘Return to form’

The saviours of guitar music

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Any use of the phrases that young twats use: peng, fleek, lit etc.

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“textures” was used to describe all that awful Neurosis clone crap of the early 2000s which I was secretly a huge fan of. See also; “soundscapes”

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the next Nirvana

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’ Whisper it’

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Any metal band with a female singer being described as “ethereal”.

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