bad advertising

Will 2022 be the year the Nervous ad department joins this century? Label finally responds to accusations of sexism, denying claims of objectifying women…

Ever since I started speaking out about the painfully outdated advertising that Nervous Records stubbornly persist in using, the label has responded in the way it always does - by doubling down on its strategy whilst ignoring the criticism. But it's a tactic which only works if you're right to…

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Are you rattled yet, Mike? Nervous Records tries to troll your favourite blog by putting a tiger in their latest promo advert – but at least the model is (partially) wearing their T-shirt this time round!

Many years ago, a man far wiser than me said I shouldn't be afraid to speak the truth, no matter how difficult or uncomfortable it makes certain people feel as a result. And this is essentially the premise of this blog - speak the truth, especially when others are reluctant…

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Is the next one going to be naked, Mr Weiss? Nervous Records latest advert shows even fewer clothes as sexist 1970s advertising continues unabated

I'm beginning to think that Michael Weiss, the man in charge at Nervous Records, is trolling me. I've been repeatedly pointing out over the past few months that the models being used by his label's advertising department are wearing less and less each time. So, what's just happened? This, last…

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Ever wondered why the Belleville Three don’t perform out much? The story of how Juan Atkins flipped out over his laptop and Derrick May “earned” his money by pretending to play – again!

The Belleville Three was meant to be an inspiring story about how three men from Detroit defied the odds to become the legends of techno. A traditional rags to riches sort of tale beloved by tabloid journalists. Or so goes the cover story. In reality, that's all it was. The…

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