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Tim Burgess to release autobiography

http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share Tim Burgess, The Charlatans frontman and musical encyclopedia is to release his autobiography on the 26th April. The book entitled 'Telling Stories' will be...

Strummertime Is Here Again Pt 5 – Final

On the morning of December 23rd, I was getting ready for work, when Dave Myers rang, “Are you all right...Strummer\'s dead!”

Strummertime Is Here Again Pt 4

http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share We recently reported that author Joe Swinford is to publish his very personnal account of his experiences growing up with The Clash ”˜Searching...

Strummertime Is Here Again (Pt 2)

http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share We recently reported that author Joe Swinford is to publish his very personnal account of his experiences growing up with The Clash ”˜Searching...

Strummertime Is Here Again Pt 1

A little later, while chatting to MC Welsh Ray, Strummer approached and asked if I'd like a drink. “I\'ll have a pint of Heineken please Joe,”

Original Stone Roses and Smiths drummer to publish book

Funky Si to publish the ultimate insider book of Manchester music

‘Searching For The Young Joe Rebel’ – Forthcoming book

I spent a lot of time, money, and effort following The Clash - and as mentioned, they changed my life...

Making Music a Racket

The criminalization of file sharing has failed... it has succeeded in pitting musicians against each other and their audiences.

White Riot: Punk Rock and the Politics of Race

It\'s our basic premise that race is deeply embedded in Punk Rock, not just musically - the obvious cross-overs between reggae and punk — but integral to its very formations

Gil Scott-Heron memoir to be published…

http://static.ak.fbcdn.net/connect.php/js/FB.Share Cannongate Publishing have confirmed they are to publish Gil Scott-Heron's posthumous memoir in January 2012. Scott-Heron died in May 2011 (LTW) The memoir, to...

Top 20 books about punk rock

sod the riot let's read a book...

Jarvis Cocker – Selected lyrics to be published

Jarvis Cocker - Selected lyrics to be published

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Brett Marvin & The Thunderbolts - The Sonet Anthology Grapefruit 6CD/DL Released 28th February 2020 This boxset of...

Peel Slowly And See Festival 2020 Review – Featuring Shortparis

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Fat Tuesday Festival : Hastings – live review

Now firmly established after five years as a key part of the European showcase circuit and also one of the great winter town festivals, Fat Tuesday has put the spotlight on and transformed a local south coast music scene