Nick Barlow at What You Can Get Away With links to this piece by Sandy Hunter about errors made by the judges in that international gathering of peaceful competition, the World Air Guitar Championships (“If you are holding an air guitar you cannot hold a rifle”). Nick Barlow asks, why no air drums? Sandy Hunter asks, why no Canadians? I ask, why no Brits? We gave you Jeff Beck, Steve Howe, Jimmy Page, and Nigel Tufnel. Surely things aren’t so bad now that we can’t even muster a World-class finalist in a rock music competition where you don’t even need a musical instrument?
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