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  1. 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. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Glam from Elsewhere in the Anglophonosphere
    Well, if Canadian hauntology wasn't surprising enough, here's a whole book on Canadian glamYes it is an "untold story".When I was doing my wide-trawling research for S+A, I did come across examples of glam 'n' …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 685 words
  2. RETROMANIA
    "this person's not had enough of useless memories" - John Lydon, possibly misheard. By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    retro and proud of it
    The Retro Critique refuted, by a Melody Maker reader, November 2 1996Well, it's a point of view, and on its own terms, watertight. And as for us elitist-miserabilist-obscurists... I feel seen. Although I had stopped …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 118 words
  3. Dreams, Built By Hand
    Animation of the Analogue Era - Cel, Cut Out, Stop Motion, Puppet, Pixilation, Cameraless, Sand, Pinscreen... Plus Experimental Films + TV. By Simon Reynolds. 🇬🇧 More info

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    Danny Breaks - "Voyage" - 2000
    Animation appears to be the work of Brainfoodmedia
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 14 words
  4. ReynoldsRetro
    "there are immaturities, but there are immensities" - Bright Star (dir. Jane Campion). By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Steve Albini RIP
    Shocked and shaken by the way-early death of Steve Albini. Saddened too.People I've met through this music thing are thinning down in number, it feels like. I interviewed Steve three times.The first time was with …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 2,686 words
  5. 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. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Futuremanic trax (3 of ?)
    "this is the future crusade"on the label Things To Come Recordsfrom the same camp This I always misremember as "Dark Future"Sticking to the theme Changing the vibe (and the label) completely - PFM = Progressive …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 39 words
  6. blissblog
    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Futuromania chat
    Had a great in-depth chat with Melbourne's Charlie Miller for his 3RRR FM show Frantic Items, which airs later today (meaning Sunday, since Australia is already in the future - 6pm local time)Update: the show …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 48 words
  7. FAVES / UNFAVES
    CHEESY WOTSITS. By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    four favorite riffs
    Not actually my four absolute favorite riffs (Lord alone knows where I'd start with that) but four of my favorite riffs, commented on for The Wire's Greatest Riffs feature of 2004 KING SUNNY ADE -- …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 718 words
  8. Found Objects
    Hauntological dumping ground. By Keith Seatman, Simon Reynolds, et al. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Daily Doodle
    A sketchbook page.
    By Wastedpapiers, 5 words
  9. Thinkige Kru 2
    successor to Thinkige Kru … vintage thoughts from others, vintage thoughts from me - varying degrees of profundity. By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    2024-05-23 21:00
    Mark E. Smith, New Musical Express, November 14 1981from the album Middle Class Revoltpersonally I think the contribution of the bourgeoisie to the history of rock etc is underestimated
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 29 words
  10. Hardly Baked 2 - my drivel blog
    replacing Hardly Baked … "Really awful is more interesting to listen to than pretty good" - Eno. By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Dry Your Fears M8 (sadsack UKpop of the 2000s)
    An interesting piece on The Streets's A Grand Don't Come For Free by Fergal Kinney at The Quietus... .... it got me thinking about "Dry Your Eyes" and a certain strain of emotionally-frayed post-Britpop... loosely-speaking …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 1,403 words
  11. PANTHEON
    By Simon Reynolds. 🇺🇸 More info

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    Simon Price - Tricky - Pre-Millennium Tension - Melody Maker - November 9 1996
    Norman Cohn, Nik Cohn, Revelations, Goya, Baudelaire, and Eric B & Rakim - the spirit of golden age Melody Maker persisted, yea even unto the late '90s. Pricey here makes me want to give P-MT …
    By SIMON REYNOLDS, 489 words
  12. The Levellers
    By Dan Q, John Trevor-Allen, Simon Gilbert-Hague, Alec Richardson, Matt Payne, Matt Reynolds. 🇬🇧 More info

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    74-75. The Story of Bad Dog Wizard and his Big Special Boat, by Lulu, age Unknown
    Dear Diary, Hello! It is me, Lulu! Reya has hurt her hand a little when a Big Special Boat went very very fast (I will tell you about that soon!). It was her turn to …
    By Dan Q, 694 words