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Tim Burgess: Vinyl Adventures from Istanbul to San Francisco – book and album review"
The second book and accompanying complication record from Tim Burgess sees The Charlatans frontman go on a quest to find records recommended to him by everyone from Iggy Pop to Johnny Marr.
Hitting the Black Wall: Paul Scott-Bates – Book Review"
Hitting the Black Wall – Paul Scott-Bates Out Now Print debut for Hiapop blog author. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews. Louder Than War contributor and Hiapop Blog writer Paul Scott-Bates makes his written print debut with a striking collection of poetry. Paul hails from Burnley Lancashire and was an early devotee of Glam and […]
Young Soul Rebels: Stuart Cosgrove – Book Review"
Young Soul Rebels, A Personal History of Northern Soul Stuart Cosgrove Published by Polygon Available Now A superb account of the history of Northern Soul. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews Stuart Cosgrove has already made one substantial contribution to the history of the Soul scene with his epic Detroit 67, a month by month […]
Carmine Appice: Stick It! My Life Of Sex, Drums, And Rock ‘N’ Roll – book review"
Carmine Appice: Stick It! My Life Of Sex, Drums, And Rock ‘N’ Roll Available Now (Omnibus Press) Jamie Havlin takes a look at the biography of hedonistic rock legend Carmine Appice, whose CV includes drumming with Vanilla Fudge and stints playing with Rod Stewart and Ozzy Osbourne. On page one of this biography, Carmine Appice […]
Ian Abrahams and Bridget Wishart: Festivalized – book review"
Festivalized Ian Abrahams and Bridget Wishart Out now via Gonzo Media Group Louder than War have a read of this fascinating insight into the counter culture movement of the free festivals during the 70s, 80s and 90s. Subtitled ‘Music, Politics and Alternative Culture’, Festivalized is a fantastic introduction to the British Free Festival movement of […]