Pop's Future Past

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Music writer Simon Reynolds has seen the future of pop -- and it looks like the past. Today, Reynolds joins us to discuss the craze for reissues, reunions, revivals, and all that is retro. Plus: a live performance from bluegrass trio The Devil Makes Three.

Once, pop buzzed with energy. Now, that momentum has been overwhelmed by its past, fueled by reissues, revivals and recycling. Here's hoping a massive jolt reshapes music's future.

Listeners: Do you think pop culture is addicted to its own past? Give us an example. Do you disagree? Tell us about music that is genuinely new. Leave a comment here.