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Simon Reynolds

Born: 1963
Birthplace: London, England

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Journalist

Nationality: England
Executive summary: Rip It Up And Start Again

Music journalist, popularized the terms post-rock and hauntology.

Wife: Joy Press (b. 1966, one son, one daughter)
Son: Kieran
Daughter: Tasmine

    University: History, Oxford University

    Melody Maker
    The Guardian Contributor
    Spin Senior Editor (1998-99)

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Author of books:
Blissed Out: The Raptures of Rock (1990)
The Sex Revolts: Gender, Rebellion and Rock 'N' Roll (1995, with Joy Press)
Energy Flash: A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture (1998)
Rip It Up And Start Again: Postpunk, 1978-1984 (2005)
Bring The Noise: 20 Years of Writing about Hip Rock and Hip Hop (2007)
Totally Wired: Postpunk Interviews and Overviews (2009)

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