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PunkGirlDiaries blogzine #1 – book review

PunkGirlDiaries blogzine #1 If you’ve ever held a Riot grrrl zine in your hands or read about the music scene in Punk or Sniffin’ Glue,...

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson – Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow – book review

Up Jumped the Devil: The Real Life of Robert Johnson - Bruce Conforth and Gayle Dean Wardlow Omnibus Press | Hardback Out Now! 8/10 Spoiler alert: Robert Johnson...

Jonny Banger: Diary of a Bootlegger – book review

Diary of a Bootlegger (Rough Trade Books) Out Now Diary of a Bootlegger tells a story of success against all odds - and there's nothing we...

Lockdown Refresher! Recent Books from Women in Punk — book review

The last couple of years have produced a variety of books celebrating the punk and post-punk scenes, from oral histories and memoirs to photographic...

Breathing The Same Air: A memoir of my time with XTC – Andy Stafford

Breathing The Same Air: A memoir of my time with XTC during the making of The Big Express. Dave Jennings reviews brilliant new XTC book.

Let There Be Rock: The Story of AC/DC – Susan Masino – book review

Let There Be Rock: The Story of AC/DC - Susan Masino Omnibus Press | Paperback Available from 21st May 2020 7/10 It's unlikely that a more comprehensive document...

13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History – Paul Drummond – book review

13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History Paul Drummond Anthology Editions  Released April 2020 Before I even read Paul Drummond’s 13th Floor Elevators: A Visual History, I could...

It Ain’t Heavy It’s My Story: My Life in the Hollies by Bobby Elliot – book review

It Ain’t Heavy, It’s My Story: My Life In The Hollies By Bobby Elliott Omnibus Press Out now Imagine spending an afternoon sunbathing in Torquay with Marianne Faithfull!...

Electronic Boy: My Life In And Out of Soft Cell -Dave Ball – book review

Electronic Boy: My Life In And Out of Soft Cell - Dave Ball Published 11th June Omnibus Press As the more “silent” half of Soft Cell,...

The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren: Paul Gorman – book review

The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren - The Biography By Paul Gorman Little Brown | Hardback Out Now! 9.5/10 The Life & Times of Malcolm McLaren grants...

Warhol: A Life as Art – Blake Gopnik – book review

Warhol: A Life as Art Blake Gopnik Allen Lane | Hardback| Released in March 2020 "The definitive biography of one of the most famous and influential artists...

Various: Rough Trade pamphlets – book review

Various - Rough Trade Pamphlets Rough Trade Books The Rough Trade label has always had an eclectic roster so it’s not surprising their publishing arms...

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