Reynolds on Retromania

Is Pop Culture Consuming Itself? Simon Reynolds Discusses Retromania (Colin McKean, The Quietus)


“I think there seems to be a lot of people scratching their heads and thinking ‘this isn’t a really healthy way’… or it’s not making them happy being plugged into this net culture — this busy thing. There are benefits to it, but there are also quite a lot of downsides. Lil B does a song called ‘The Age Of Information’ — he’s younger than you — 22, I think — and to write a song that says the internet is hell… I was really struck that it’s not just people from the analogue era who have problems with the internet.”

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