Independent Award Shows: Totally Pointless?
"...The list of ten final nominees has most of the names we've been unable to escape lately (Sufjan, Arcade Fire, etc.), and the only remotely surprising nominee is the Kings of Leon, which isn't exactly a good thing. But now we know the nominees, anyway, and that answers one burning question. Now for a few more: Does indie-rock really need to pat itself on the back like that? And who really gives a fuck?..." [The Rest @ Status Ain't Hood]