Simon Reynolds is a British music critic and historian. He is best known for his writing on electronica and dance music and postpunk. His most recent book is Retromania: Pop Culture's Addiction To Its Own Past.
"Time wounds all wholes. To exist in Time is to suffer through an endless exile, a successive severing from those precious few moments of feeling at home in the world."
— Simon Reynolds, Retromania
ARTICLES FEATURING SIMON
A Glitter-Run Through History: Simon Reynolds’s “Shock and Awe”
Chris O’Leary reviews Simon Reynolds’s “Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century.”...
PODCAST: Andy Zax talks to Simon Reynolds, Part I
Andy Zax talks to Simon Reynolds about Reynolds's book, Retromania. In two parts....
Pop Will Meet Itself: Simon Reynolds's "Retromania"
Whatever your take on this classically postmodern conundrum, you're liable to come away from Retromania with more questions than you had going in....