"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, January 1, 2013
Inside the print edition of the new issue of The Point, there's a superb essay on Retromania by Ben Jeffery. Online there's an excerpt from the essay plus a dialogue between me and Ben about music criticism.