E.W Hemmings

A teenage novelist/feminist/rock 'n' roll nerd from the UK. 

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The Problems With Streaming
2 days ago
We've come a hell of a long way from the days where only vinyl records and cassette tapes could be found in music shops. Remember when you had to listen to songs from track 1 to track 12 on albums? Or...
An Idiot's Guide to Pop Punk
6 days ago
Three chord sequences, pogoing, sunshine (mostly) and sometimes pizza - pop punk is THE summer genre, and holds a special place in the heart of many an alternative music fan. Whether you're a 'pop pun...
In Defense of the 'Thirsty Fangirls'
14 days ago
During a conversation on Facebook a couple of years ago, my friend mentioned that his adult brother had come down to visit. Apparently he was a fan of the same music that I was, particularly Bring Me ...
'My Sub-Genre's Better Than Yours'
18 days ago
This statement is a classic example of an attitude that is formally called genre elitism. Plenty of us are guilty of it in one way or another. Ever heard a rock or metal fan say that pop's no good? Th...
A Love Letter to My Favourite Genre
20 days ago
In a way, you could say that I found you out of boredom. I was thirteen, going on fourteen, changing, as teenagers do, or maybe it was the music around me that was changing. Or both. The pop music I h...