Saturday, July 21, 2012

"Fashioned with a veneer of innocence yet painfully burdened with knowledge... Giving myself up to it, the way I'd surrender to Dionne Warwick singing Burt Bacharch, is impossible."

That's from a David Toop review of a record by Cornelius (from The Wire, January 2002) that prefigures some of the concerns of Retromania and specifically the chapter on Japanese pop culture and mimesis


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