Category: Music

Indonesia’s Draft Law to Regulate Music

The past several days have seen an explosion of criticism of Indonesia’s new draft law regulating music. This bill, which was introduced some time ago but which appears to suddenly be a legislative priority, includes several passages that would constrain the content, production, and promotion of contemporary music. Passage 5 forbids music that criticizes religions, […]

Weezer’s Teal Album, Reviewed

I woke up this morning to the news that Weezer has released an album of cover songs. This, of course, is immensely important to people like me. So here we are, a review of The Teal Album (you can listen along here). There are, broadly, two theories of how to cover a song. The Filipino […]