"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
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.