Posts Tagged 'Music'

Beyond Postmodern Narcolepsy

Beyond Postmodern Narcolepsy

In his book ‘Retromania, Pop Culture’s Addiction To Its Own Past’ (2011), music journalist Simon Reynolds states that popular (music) culture is suffering from retromania, an incurable addiction to its own past.

Playing Touchy-Feely

Playing Touchy-Feely

Musical improvisation is a metamodern practice. It is an oscillation between two opposing poles: the willingness to be open to the sounds produced by others and the urge to direct the musical