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10 blogs in Simon Reynolds' blogs.

  1. blissblog
    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Joe Carducci writes of the late legendary SST Records producer-engineer SPOT: "I hate to type out the words but... SPOT passed away after 10am today/Saturday (Mar. 4, 2023) at Morningside Healthcare in Sheboygan, Wisconsin.... "SPOT …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 67 words

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  2. Energy Flash
    “"My purpose was simple: to catch the feel, the pulse of rock, as I had lived through it. What I was after was guts, and flash, and energy, and speed" - NIK COHN.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    "Certified Tumpin Neuro"
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 4 words

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    “CHEESY WOTSITS.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Changed My Life
    Ten Records that Changed My Life (can't remember who this was done for, or when - 2003?) 1/ Sex Pistols, Never Mind the Bollocks, 1977 Awoke me to belief in rock as a revolutionary, world-historical …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 384 words

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  4. Found Objects
    “Hauntological dumping ground.” By Keith Seatman, Simon Reynolds, et al. 🇺🇸

    a Play opening
    Watch and listen not for the play itself but the intro / title sequence for Play For Today in 1973 - a cool if brief slice of avant electronic crash bang wallop. The starkness and …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 146 words

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  5. Hardly Baked 2 - my drivel blog
    “replacing Hardly Baked … "Really awful is more interesting to listen to than pretty good" - Eno.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    post for Stylo
    A post for Stylo, who's earned it with the energetic commenting, and who could hardly fail to do a better job explaining "what's so good about Happy Mondays?" than this lot... I've never understood the …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 284 words

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    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Ian Penman versus The Pop Group + The Slits (x 2) - New Musical Express - June 1980
    A few weeks later the Slits / Pop Group / Y-Tribe invited I Punman to submit to the tribunal of a polylogue, a tense and not hugely profitable exchange of views(via Matthew Worley + Tom …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 57 words

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    “"this person's not had enough of useless memories" - John Lydon, possibly misheard.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Happy Deathday
    Aspects of retromaniacal culture seem to wax and wane (my overall feeling is that the R-thing is prominent but not quite as dominant as when the book was writ) but one phenom that seems to …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 487 words

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  8. ReynoldsRetro
    “"there are immaturities, but there are immensities" - Bright Star (dir. Jane Campion).” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    VARIOUS ARTISTSA Life Less Lived: The Gothic Box (Rhino)director's cut, Blender 2006by Simon ReynoldsThat maniacal cackling is the gleeful sound of a genre having the last laugh. Mocked by most the minute it crawled from …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 4,081 words

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  9. Shock and Awe 2
    “successor to Shock and Awe … the blog of the Simon Reynolds book about glam and artpop of the 1970s and its aftershocks and reflections to this day.” 🇺🇸

    Baroque 'N' Roll
    I did not imagine that I was the first person to come up with "baroque 'n' roll" - - the title of the chapter in S+A about Queen, Sparks, Cockney Rebel etc - indeed it …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 381 words

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  10. Thinkige Kru 2
    “successor to Thinkige Kru … vintage thoughts from others, vintage thoughts from me - varying degrees of profundity.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    2023-03-10 18:02
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 1 word

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