Simon Reynolds is the author of books including the postpunk history Rip It Up and Start Again and, most recently, Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and Its Legacy from the Seventies to the 21st Century.
Why the 40-year-old Mute record label remains an enigma
Part of the the romance of this breed of lost experimentalists relates to their financial struggles
The ‘pale theory boys’ and the intoxicating influence of critical theory on music journalism
Wolfgang Voigt draws on Romantic landscape and classical music as much as technological minimalism
The state of popular music criticism today