"Any kind of popular trend is infinitely more wholesome than listening to old records. It's more important that people know that some kind of pleasure can be derived from things that are around them - rather than to catalogue more stuff - you can do that forever"-Harry Smith.
“I would conceive of a forward-looking art, which seeks its images in the future. Why is there no such thing? Art attaches itself to reverence”-Friedrich Nietzsche
Monday, May 14, 2012
the anechronosis *rush
heard this on the radio yesterday and simply could not tell if it was a record from the mid-
Sixties or a contemporary release
*“anechronosis” = anachronism + necrosis = my ungainly but necessary coinage, first unpacked properly in the Haunted Audio Wire piece, to pinpoint that curious “undead” quality
exuded by musical artifacts that seems neither fully modern nor properly
period-bound, but instead belongs to some ersatz limbo, a Zeit without a Geist.
Back in 2006 Jack White's works were prime inspiration for this neologism, along with Goldfrapp