Wednesday April 1, 2020

Naxos tale turns into a record bore

The Story of Naxos by Nicolas Soames. Platkus, €25.20. Reviewed by Patrick Freyne.

23rd June, 2012
Naxo founder Klaus Heymann: inventor of the 'white wall'?

The Story of Naxos by Nicolas Soames


Back in the 1960s, before pop culture was made respectable by cultural academics and wilful dumbing-down became the thing aesthetes fretted about, American critic Dwight MacDonald bemoaned the rise of the "midcult".

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