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Complicated Game – Inside the Songs of XTC by Andy Partridge and Todd Bernhardt: Book Review"
Complicated Game by Andy Partridge and Todd Bernhardt Published by Jawbone Available March 22nd 2016 Brilliant book reveals writing process of XTC front man Andy Partridge. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews Where do you start a review of the book that XTC fans will devour? Well, by saying that this book will appeal to […]
Michael Bradley: Teenage Kicks. My Life as an Undertone – book review"
Teenage Kicks: My Life as an Undertone – Michael Bradley (Omnibus Press) Available Now Jamie Havlin reviews a new book by the Undertones bass player Michael Bradley that the author chose to describe on his band’s website as ‘a dark thriller which exposes the corruption at the very heart of our society’. Okay, Michael Bradley […]
The Blue Monday Diaries: In The Studio With New Order – Michael Butterworth: Book Review"
The Blue Monday Diaries by Michael Butterworth 192 pages Published by Plexus Available now Eye-witness account of recording of seminal New Order album. Louder Than War’s Dave Jennings reviews Michael Butterworth, a prominent writer and publisher who once enlisted Geoffrey Robertson QC to overturn the ban placed on Lord Horror the book he co-wrote with […]
The Blues are Back in Town: Nick Fisk – book review"
The Blues are Back in Town by Nick Fisk (Parthian Books) Out Now The Blues are Back in Town describes a Fan’s eye view of the reality of modern-age football support. LTW’s Dave Jennings reviews. Football as it is and football as the genuine fan still sees it are not always the same thing. In […]
Andrew Matheson: Sick On You – book review"
Sick On You – Andrew Matheson (Ebury Press) Louder Than War’s Steve John reviews one of 2015’s best music books Hearing the song “Sick On You” on compilation I was struck by the snottiness of the lyrics but remember wondering that if the Hollywood Brats were Britain’s answer to the New York Dolls then the question […]