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‘Colossal Youth’ by Michael Blair & Joe Bucciero – book review"
‘Colossal Youth’ by Michael Blair & Joe Bucciero Cardiff post-punk band Young Marble Giants first came to public attention in October 1979 via a late addition track to the compilation LP ‘Is The War Over?’ (Z Block Records), the were immediately signed to Geoff Travis’s Rough Trade Records releasing one solitary album in 1980 and […]
Jamie Thrasivoulou: The Best Of A Bad Situation – book review"
Class-bound and politically driven The Best Of A Bad Situation is a vital first collection of poetry from Derby spoken word artist Jamie Thrasivoulou
Cosey Fanni Tutti: Art Sex Music – book review"
Cosey Fanni Tutti: Art Sex Music (Faber & Faber) Published: 06/04/2017 9/10 Art Sex Music is the autobiography of artist Cosey Fanni Tutti. As a member of the infamous COUM Transmissions collective, industrial pioneers Throbbing Gristle, and leading lights in the world of electronica with Chris & Cosey, Cosey has been at the vanguard of […]
‘ In The Midnight Hour The Life and Soul of Wilson Pickett ’ by Tony Fletcher – Book Review"
In The Midnight Hour The Life and Soul of Wilson Pickett Tony Fletcher Oxford University Press Available February 9th 2017 A long overdue and forensic assessment of arguably the greatest of all soul singers. Unsurprisingly, Tony Fletcher assumed that a biography of Wilson Pickett must already exist and only when searching fruitlessly did he realise […]
Joe Swinford: Searching For The Young Joe Rebel – Book review"
Joe Swinford: Searching For The Young Joe Rebel Out Now With foreword from LTW’s own John Robb, this is the long-awaited book from Clash and Manics aficionado Joe Swinford. Joe Whyte reviews. This has been something of a labour of love for Joe Swinford. Brother John Robb of this parish did a news article on […]