Monday, March 05, 2012

The relaunch issue of Spin - bimonthly, bigger, deeper - is out now. It's organised around the theme of Retro Activity: I contributed the framing essay, which explores how Lana Del Rey's music/image relates to the broader cultural moment, and the concept/text for an infographic about revivalism.

Couple more pieces that came out while I was on the road:

a profile of Greil Marcus for The Guardian's A Life In Writing series
(and here also is the review of GM's The Doors I did late last year)

a feature on frightfully English electronic outsiders Daphne Oram and Frederick Judd for Frieze pegged around the recent indispensable reissues