'Carr's take on Pretty Hate Machine as an accessible piece of art is fortified by her ability to include everyone fans, critics, NIN virgins into her dialogue. Here, PHM is transformed from an album for outcasts into a work that applies more generally to mass culture.' --Tiny Mix Tapes
About the Author
Daphne Carr is in the ethnomusicology PhD program at Columbia University. She was recently named the series editor for Da Capo's Best Music Writing, and is a long-time editor at Stop Smiling magazine. She lives in Brooklyn.