"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
........................"Gather ye rosebuds while ye may / Old Time is still a-flying / And this same flower that smiles today/Tomorrow will be dying"-ROBERT HERRICK
Tuesday, December 4, 2012
one of the best pieces on Retromania yet, by James Parker (of TMT, but here writing for the journal Discipline)... i've rarely felt so well understood, while also contextualised and critiqued...