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Friends Of Mine – Martin Ryan, book review"
Martin Ryan has produced the definitive account of Manchester’s seminal punk scene – kicked into gear when a pre-Buzzcocks Pete Shelley invited The Sex Pistols to play in the city. Nigel Carr reviews the book for Louder Than War.
Beastie Boys Book – book review"
A new self-told retrospective from the Beastie Boys, telling the story of their musical lives, collaborations and adventures.
Barry Cain – The Tapes Of Wrath – Book Review"
Book Review The Tapes Of Wrath – Barry Cain (Hornet Books) Paperback/ Kindle Out now ’77 Sulphate Strip author and bona fide legend around these parts with first work of fiction. Joe Whyte reviews. Barry Cain is something of a legendary figure around us journo types. Coming to prominence as a front-line punk-rock reporter with the […]
Tom Kirkham: Pop Life (The Story of a Minor Musical Expedition) – Book review"
Tom Kirkham Pop Life: A Minor Musical Expedition)(novum pro) Out Now Paperback/Kindle 9/10 If you are a lover of any sort of music and are a regular gig goer, then I’m sure you’ll relate to Tom’s tale of challenging himself with going to a gig a week over the course of a twelve-month period. The […]
The Vinyl Revival and the Shops That Made It Happen – Graham Jones – Interview"
Vinyl Revival is a jaunt through the world of the UK’s best record shops with often hilarious anecdotes from the shop’s owners. Louder Than War’s Nigel Carr shared a coffee with the writer