Synopses & Reviews
This neo-Luddite sequel to Elements of Refusal includes "Future Primitive," "The Mass Psychology of Misery," "Tonality and the Totality," "The Catastrophe of Postmodernism," excerpts from "The Nihilist's Dictionary," and other essays, columns, and reviews. From the editor of Against Civilization and the confidant of alleged Unabomber Ted Kazcynski.
Fervent and deep takes on pop music arguing against the culture of alienation and for a meaningful form, arrived at through theory, consciousness, and praxis. By one of musics most ardent thinkers and innovative drummers (Henry Cow, Cassiber). A stirringly aggressive antidote to contemporary pop cynicism. Simon Frith