- Staff Picks
- June 18, 2021
In A Ripped Dress (Bang!). Review by Julius C. Lacking.
William Weikart, the mastermind behind the band Obscured by Clouds, is one literate and surprising person. Tim Wardyn unveils Weikart’s impressive cast of influences (including Chris Cornell and Baroque music), how ex-girlfriends contributed to one of the best songs on their album Psycheclectic, and how his bandmate Thee Slayer Hippy got his name.
The guitar is the iconic symbol of rock music’s sex, rebellion, and power. Pink Floyd: The Black Strat is a new book about one of Dave Gilmour’s primary instruments — his black Stratocaster. S D Green explores whether the book conjures any of the instrument’s magic by uncovering its underpinnings.