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10 blogs in Simon Reynolds' blogs.

  1. blissblog
    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Dream daze
    Lovely to speak with Rudy Tambala for the first time in 34 years about A.R. Kane and the wonderful new A.R Kive box of their kore kreation. The distillate of our 3-hour conversation appears at …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 74 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. 🇺🇸

    hardcore contiNOOM
    Back in the '90s I listened to all sorts, a real omnivore despite the increasing focus and patriotism for the London pirate nexus Here's a tune I really liked outside that zoneInvolves stunning deployment of …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 284 words

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    “CHEESY WOTSITS.” By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Fave Places in New York circa 2008
    I have no memory which foreign (I assume?) magazine this was written for, or why.... Maybe I should ask Kieran (NYC native now relocated to Bushwick) to do a 2023-update.... The High Line would be …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 376 words

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

    Wireless World Part 2
    Back in 2019 I posted a number of pages/ads from the 1962 publication Wireless world back then I had every intention of putting more pages from Wireless World on here, but somehow I got sidetracked. …
    By Keith Seatman, 55 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. 🇺🇸

    Mond Muziek (dream weaver)
    Dreams of madness : for choir with electronic manipulation (1991)Choir: members of the OmroepkoorConductor: Tera de Marez OyensThe composition is based on the music which was written for the radiophonic play "Lier" (text: Gerrit Pleiter), …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 561 words

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    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸

    Steve Sutherland - Josef K - Young and Stupid / Endless Soul - July 18 1987 - Melody Maker
    When I first read this review, of a group I'd almost forgotten the existence of by 1987, I was really struck by the phrase "instruments of discourse." as used by Steve Sutherland to describe Josef …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 388 words

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

    "cluttered with regurgitations"
    A piece by Chal Ravens at DJ mag asks "what is the future of sampling"?The first half is more about the present (the craze for edits on the dance scene and bootleg tracks that rip …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 664 words

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

  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.” 🇺🇸

    rock 'n' roll versus showbiz ("ain't no friend of mine")
    This is a diagram I drew to help my students conceptualise the discursive space of popular music. (Came up with this all by myself - only to find to my annoyance that Simon Frith developed …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 1,351 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. 🇺🇸

    2023-09-29 22:23
    "All these novels in which the authors try desperately to dramatize their own histories, their experiences, to recount their own psychological dramas - this is not literature. It is secretion, just like bile, sweat or …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 93 words

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