2164Re: Digest Number 258
- Feb 28, 1999
> From: John Everall <john.sentrax@...>Steve Albini
>Wagner wasn't a Nazi....
>Talking of separating an artist's personality and their work, I recall
>saying one of his favourite bands was Screwdriver! I think he may have beentrying to
>wind-up an NME journalist at the time...This is an interesting ethical question. If someone currently making music
declared themselves a racist, I'm sure a lot of us would avoid their stuff
like the plague. But it's OK for historic figures... Does it boil down to
current social impact? Wagners long dead so his views can't do any harm?
This isn't something I've really thought about before so any points...
Speaking of Albini...
>Is there anyone out there who would be kind enough to sell me theIs this a new album? Please tell me it's better than Terraform...
>Shellac's The Futurist LP.
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