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In 2002, Kathleen Wilson Was Waiting for the Return of Shoegazer—Her Favorite Genre of Music

by Kathleen Wilson Originally published on December 19, 2002 Nearly a decade ago, I was at an awards ceremony featuring an interesting panel pitting young upstart music journalists against some of the old guard. The young insulted and dismissed the old while the old just let it roll off their backs. One young writer referred to Lester Bangs as a sexist, racist pig, unaware that she was seated next to the executor of Bangs' written legacy.
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