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A Curry With John Peel: the City Walls story – Richard Williams – book review

Book Review A Curry With John Peel: the City Walls story - Richard Williams  Paperback / e-book  Out now 1980, Southampton. University student & music fan decides he...

Ignore Alien Orders: On Parole With The Clash – book review

Ignore Alien Orders – On Parole With The Clash Tony Beesley & Anthony Davie (Days Like Tomorrow Books) If the maxim ‘you never forget your first...

Outside View: The Secret Life of a Teenage Punk Rocker: Andy Blade – book review

Book Review Outside View: The Secret Life of a Teenage Punk Rocker:  The Andy Blade Chronicles  - Andy Blade (Days Like Tomorrow Books) Hardback  (254 pages) Out...

The Ballad Of Jethro Tull – Book Review

The Ballad Of Jethro Tull - a pretty thorough account of the history of one of Britain’s iconic bands in their own words.

Julie Hamill: Jackie – book review

“Little Julie Hamill, reading me her novel…” Reaction, Valerie Solanos & Me, 2018 Airdrie punks Reaction recently gave a mention to Julie, another Airdrie alumni...

Posters from Paddington Printshop – book review

Posters From Paddington Printshop is a beautiful book compiling long lost images published by Four Corners publishing. Released on 12th September with an exhibition held at London Print Studio. Matt Mead reviews the publication for Louder Than War.

Have a Cigar – Bryan Morrison – book review

Bryan Morrison Have a Cigar Out: Sept 2019 Quiller Publishing Have a Cigar is the memoir of polo-playing entrepreneur and music mogul Bryan Morrison. An East End kid...

Manchester: It Never Rains… A City Primed for Punk Rock -Gareth Ashton -Book Review

Book Review Manchester: It Never Rains... A City Primed for Punk Rock -Gareth Ashton (Empire Publications) Demy Format Paperback. 352 pages 16 pages of photos.  Over...

Patrick Humphries: Rolling Stones 69 – Book Review

Renowned rock writer Patrick Humphries picks apart the year of 1969 which proved pivotal in the story of The Rolling Stones.

Tim Mohr ‘Burning Down The Haus’ – book review

Tim Mohr 'Burning Down The Haus' (Dialogue Books) Tim Mohr Published 26th September 2019 In time for the thirtieth anniversary of the fall of the Berlin Wall,...

Two new books on Nirvana – Book review

Adding to the masses of books and articles on Nirvana and Kurt Cobain, two new books have recently been published. Dave Beer looks to see if they tell us anything new about the band...

The On Track series – book review

The On Track book series from Sonicbond examines 'every album, every song' from a series of rock giants. We explore their first batch of releases.

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The most important thing is that you come away with art. I’m getting to the age where there’s no point complaining about a lack of something happening, no excuse for it if you’re not going to do it yourself. I’ve always had that DIY approach to my own music.”