- Music Reviews
- January 21, 2022
Broken English (Nettwork Records). Review by James Mann.
Plus 1 Athens: Show Flyers from an Legendary Scene reproduces over 150 Athens, Georgia band flyers in a beautifully designed book.
A look back at the early days of Los Angeles punk through the lens of photographer Melanie Nissen and her new book HARD + FAST.
From The Windbreakers to Bark, Tim Lee is a trooper in the rock and roll trenches…and he’s lived to tell it all in his new memoir.
From an underground band that pioneered the thrash metal sound, to arguably the biggest rock act in the new millennium, Metallica has had a long and tumultuous history. Ben Apatoff scours a myriad of sources to catalog this history in his new book.
A study of how poetry crept into rock and roll.
A young woman abandons a promising skating career only to be chased by her inner demons.
Over a ten-year period, punk guitar legend Tim Kerr and his wife Beth used thrift store cameras to document self-taught artists environments. Combined with portraits of the creators, Self Taught is a celebration of artistic spirit.
Jim Saah documented the D.C. hardcore scene with training from a high school photography class, capturing energy and excitement with a natural sense of technique and art.
From conservatism and socialism to faith, family and feminism, activist / author Candace Owens addresses many of today’s hottest cultural bullet points in her controversial debut page-turner.
Marc Wasserman gives us an oral history of American Ska.
For aspiring writers and established authors alike, the latest from Anna-Marie O’Brien is a magical MUST.
A charming graphic novel from an Australian Campbell Whyte.
Muck and mud stand in the way of frontier town profits in the medicinal Yoghurt market.
A graphic novel about a dystopian prison society obsessed with sewage and fighting.
A low-energy author heads out on a book tour that becomes more and more nightmarish as his life falls apart.
Music reviews covering the critical years of rock and roll from 1967 to 1973 by critic and band manager Michael Oberman.
The sounds of Moog synthesizers have been the future of music for a good part of our past now. Julius C. Lacking takes a look at this comprehensive guide.
The brilliance of Phil Ochs shines in this collection of his writings.