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Devo: The Brand / Devo: Unmasked – book review"
DEVO: THE BRAND / DEVO: UNMASKED Rocket 88 Books Devo are the oddball American electronic/punk pioneers renowned for their quirky songs, quirkier costumes and outlandish stage performances. Matt Mead reviews Devo: The Brand/ Devo: Unmasked, an official biography tracing the 45-year history of a much misunderstood band that was always much more than a musical group. This […]
Rob Young & Irmin Schmidt All Gates Open: The Story of Can – book review"
All Gates Open: The Story of Can is the book this most inspiring of groups has long deserved. It is an in-depth look at a group forged via the one simple desire to create a musical art form unlike any other never shying away from influences but instead of taking and copying them they absorbed them and transformed them into a new musical language.
Nick Coleman: Voices – book review"
Nick Coleman’s Voices: How A Great Singer Can Change Your Life gets thoroughly appraised by Howard Male.
Stephen John Hartley: Painting Snails, A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Tale: – Book Review"
Painting SnailsPainting Snails, A Rock & Roll Doctor’s Tale by Stephen John Hartley. Dave Jennings reviews, “often hilarious and at times inspirational”.
James Rhodes: Fire On All Sides – album and book review"
James Rhodes documents his concert tour at the back end of 2016, its music, and the management of his insurgent, pyromaniac subconscious.