Paul Morley: ‘Pop music needs a cull’
The music critic talks to spiked about the hyper nostalgia that is killing pop.
Today, pop music is everywhere. Through download and streaming services, music blogs and forums, we now have a plethora of music, and music criticism, at our fingertips. But as pop culture has gone digital, has something been lost in translation? Has young people’s relationship with pop become less special – more casual? And is the compulsion to recycle old trends and rediscover old bands putting the future of pop in jeopardy? To find out more, we spoke to esteemed music critic Paul Morley.
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