Links tagged with “simonreynolds”
blissblog: A Blogging Renaissance
Simon Reynolds on the joys of blogging, after twenty years of it. Does he have more active blogs than anyone else?
Simon Reynolds · Serious Mayhem: The McLaren Strand · LRB 10 March 2022
On the career of Malcolm McLaren.
Energy Flash: rave before rave
Scroll down for the/a origin of raves at George Melly and Mick Mulligan’s West End Jazz Club.
Overload and isolation: the decade that warped popular culture | Culture | The Guardian
Simon Reynolds. “Slowly but surely, streaming is killing the idea of a mainstream. … Occasionally, your streaming selection will coincide with large numbers of other people – the waning flickers of the monoculture drawing you all to the same spot.”
blissblog: link think
Simon Reynolds, for the first section on the sociality, or not, of blogging. (via Warren Ellis Ltd)
Total recall: why retromania is all the rage | Music | The Guardian
This is all very good, on retro of many kinds. “How come the very kind of people who would have once been in the vanguard of creating new music (bohemian early adopter types) have switched roles to become antiquarians and curators?”
Simon Reynolds’ 2010 (Playlist by philgyford - Spotify)
I made a playlist of all of the albums and tracks Simon Reynolds liked most from 2010. Well, those I could find on Spotify, around 50%.
Blissblog - 10 for 2010
Simon Reynolds’ top records of the year. So much to listen to. (via Warren Ellis)
Instapaper: Simon Reynolds (Phil Gyford)
I put all those Simon Reynolds articles in a folder in Instapaper and here’s the RSS feed. (I’m firstname.lastname@example.org on Instapaper, btw, but don’t use it a *huge* amount.)
Dancecult: Journal of Electronic Dance Music Culture | Reynolds: The History of Our World: The Hardcore Continuum Debate
More Simon Reynolds to read after that last lot, looking back at debates over The Hardcore Continuum. (via Beyond the Beyond)
The Wire: Adventures in Modern Music: Issues
Search the page for links to seven articles (and an introduction) by Simon Reynolds from 1992-2005 on the “hardcore continuum”.
Retro-futurist techno hyperstasis | Beyond The Beyond
Bruce Sterling (again) annotating Simon Reynolds on the music of Now. Woof.
Simon Reynolds’s Notes on the noughties: The musically fragmented decade | Music | guardian.co.uk
The 200 best albums of the noughties weren’t as good as the best 200 of the 1960s. But the 2,000 best albums were better than the 2,000 best of the 1960s.