Retromania: Pop Cultures Addiction to its Own Past.pdf

Retromania: Pop Cultures Addiction to its Own Past

Simon Reynolds


The first book to make sense of 21st Century pop, Retromania explores rocks nostalgia industry of revivals, reissues, reunions and remakes, and argues that there has never before been a culture so obsessed with its own immediate past. Pulling together parallel threads from music, fashion, art, and new media, Simon Reynolds confronts a central paradox of our era: from iPods to YouTube, were empowered by mind-blowing technology, but too often its used as a time machine or as a tool to shuffle and rearrange music from yesterday.We live in the digital future but were mesmerized by our analogue past.



Sayfa Sayısı: 496

Baskı Yılı: 2014


Dili: İngilizce
Yayınevi: Faber and Faber Paperback

Retromania is the first book to examine the retro industry and ask the question: Is this retromania a death knell for any originality and distinctiveness of our own? Praise For Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past …

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Retromania: Pop Cultures Addiction to its Own Past.pdf

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Sofi Voighua

Noting that "there has never been a society in human history so obsessed with the cultural artifacts ofits own immediate past," Reynolds (Bring the Noise: 20 Years of Writing About Hip Rock and Hip Hop, 2011, etc.) offers cogent examples of the "lame and shameful" retromania in pop music, including revivals, reissues, reunions, tribute albums

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Mattio Mazios

See details and exclusions - Retromania : Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past, Paperback by Reynolds Addiction Paperback Books. Simon & Schuster Culture Books. Rakuten Kobo'dan Simon Reynolds tarafından "Retromania Pop Culture's Addiction to its Own Past" kitabını okuyun. We live in a pop age gone loco for retro and crazy for commemoration.

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Noe Schulzzo

Is part of Book. Title: Retromania: pop culture's addiction to its own past; Author(s) : Simon Reynolds; Date: 2012; Publisher: Faber; Pub place: London; ISBN-13 ... One of The Telegraph's Best Music Books 2011 We live in a pop age gone loco ... ebook ∣ Pop Culture's Addiction to Its Own Past ... cover image of Retromania.

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Jason Statham

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Jessica Kolhmann

Salvage and heritage. In terms of reverse-missionary zeal - bringing culture and the true musical faith to ignorant white folks - the undisputed world champion is Chicago's Numero Group. NATO : Its Past, Present and Future. Read more. Pop 1280. SIMON REYNOLDS RETROMANIA Simon Reyn :luding Rip It Up and Star Wired: Post- punk Intervi eared in The New York ...