• 1979, 1989. 2019? Years that end in ‘9' tend to be iconic for music

    2 monthes ago - By Dazed Digital

    The flow of time in music can be hard to pin down: that goes for the evolution trends as much as the fluidity of free jazz drumming. Sometimes it's sticky, other times it explodes forward. Detecting the flapping of butterfly wings can feel like a mug's game. But futurecasting at the end of a decade has its merits. Years ending in 9 are glutted with rearview recaps, with a great deal of energy spent picking apart what dominated the previous ten years, to the extent that their usefulness in...
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