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Out There #8

Downtown ’81 — D.A. Pennebaker on Bob Dylan, John Lennon, cinema vérité and Mary Poppins — ‘Sublime and Sombre’, Stockholm’s ABBA museum — Debbie Harry, quite possibly the most iconic woman in music — Seven great Nic Roeg moments — The Persistence of Prog Rock

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I have been thinking about time recently. Rock’n’roll and time and how integral the feeling of things accelerating were to how people must have experienced the music and its ability to constantly replenish itself, often working through formulaic patterns or variations on a theme. Consider Phil Spector who, as much as anyone in his prime, […]