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10 new groups to refute ‘Retromania’"
10-New Groups To Play to Simon Reynolds by Simon Morgan In his latest blockbuster, ”ËRetromania’, Simon Reynolds (LTW Review) argues that ”Ëthe past is calcifying contemporary music. More than that, he suggests, it threatens to disable the possibility of new or futuristic music being created’ (Sukhdev Sandhu, Observer: 29/04/11). OK, OK, stop sniggering at the […]
Simon Reynolds – Retromania – book review – is music over?"
Of course ‘Retromania’ is a really well written book. Simon Reynolds is a proven great writer whose ‘Rip It Up’ book helped to create the post punk genre or at least recast it into a different light. Retromania continues this exploration of pop’s loose ends and is full of great observation, great writing and pithy […]
Top 15 great bass players"
who have we missed out? comment now!
New bands 2011"
another 10 great new bands for 2011
Arctic Monkeys stream whole of new album – here"
streaming here and now!