Library Rock's Backpages

AUDIO: Brian Eno (1992)

Mark Sinker, Rock's Backpages audio, Fall 1992

Pop's intellectual-in-chief on youth and cultural identity; the value of pretence and pretension; useful irony, contingency, and the accident of joining Roxy Music; problems of language; minimalism and the value of the recording studio; what "culture" means; deadlines; contributing to the cultural conversation; the importance of topicality; false impositions of cultural values; reading and hearing; criticism and empathy.


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