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Barney Hoskyns: Small Town Talk – book review"
Barney Hoskyns: Small Town Talk Faber Social Out Now A fine chronicle of Woodstock’s ascension from a quiet country town to a counter-culture and music mecca. Louder Than War’s Craig Chaligne reviews. Barney Hoskyns is probably the British rock writer that has investigated the American rock scene of the late sixties and the early seventies in […]
Time And A Word: The Yes Story by Martin Popoff – book review"
Alexander Garvey Holbrook reviews Martin Popoff’s Time And A Word: The Yes Story
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 […]