[TypicalGirls] Simon Reynolds

J Neo Marvin j_n_e_o at hotmail.com
Mon Apr 18 15:44:23 EDT 2005


One of my favorite early Fall lyrics:

"I don't need the acid factories!
I've got mushrooms in the field!"


-J Neo Marvin
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"The most common of all follies is to believe passionately in the palpably 
not true. It is the chief occupation of mankind."
                                                         ~H.L. Mencken




>From: WWWhatsup <joly at dti.net>
>To: typicalgirls at lists.ibiblio.org
>Subject: [TypicalGirls] Simon Reynolds
>Date: Sat, 16 Apr 2005 14:19:42 -0400
>
>I got to film Simon presenting the essence of his book to NYU students
>as part of Viv Goldman's 'punk & beyond' course earlier in the year. He was
>quite eloquently lyrical at times, especially on the Go4. He certainly 
>seems
>to see things in terms of drugs as influences, going on at some length on
>about Scritti Politti and speed, and remarking that The Fall's use of the 
>same
>was enhanced by their consumption of mushrooms, apparently plentiful in
>the rain soaked parks of Manchester.
>
>I shall attempt to get round to making some it it available on punkcast.
>
>joly





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