Cheers, Ivan. If you get the chance to check out any of Rubin’s shows, I’d be interested to hear what you think.
I believe Rubin to be a charming man with an open, inquiring mind. There have been occasions when […]
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Raymond on a band who could have been contenders …
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Excellent reply, sir, and thanks again for taking the time. I found myself nodding along with much of it (I also think your friend is on to something with that ‘shrill binary of late modernity’ phrase).