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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
Greg Healey: Not In Front of the Children, Hidden Histories in Kids’ TV – Book Review"
Greg Healey: Not in Front of the Children: Hidden Histories in Kids’ TV
David Stubbs: Mars by 1980: The Story of Electronic Music – book review"
Stubbs’ other great achievement is his complete lack of musical snobbery which can be apparent in many a book about a specific genre. He writes as lovingly and precisely about the works of Miles Davis as he does Fatboy Slim never comparing their inherent, or lack of, “greatness” instead just placing them as pieces in the giant puzzle that is the story of electronic music and one which has pieces being added every second of every day.