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Sunday, January 8, 2012

Simon Reynolds' "Retromania"

Is pop and rock, as among the purer of pure art form of freedom and expression, dead?

Is rock living on its own ashes and self-destructing it, consuming itself at every new Rolling Stones, etc. etc. "new" gig?!?!

Like truest soccer is seen when you find a match in a soccer field in the countryside, with teams of fourteen/fifteen years old players, the most sincere rock is in the new voices and groups, maybe still rehearsing in a garage?

Not easy reply...

Have a browse to Simon Reynolds' "Retromania" blog and/or read his book, on Simon & Shuster's.

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