Tag: Lester Bangs

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Music Reviews

Albert Ayler’s Ghosts Live at the Yellow Ghetto (Smog Veil). Review by James Mann.

Gary Giddins

Gary Giddins

Interviews

After thirty years, music critic Gary Giddins is still listening, still watching, and still… writing a multi-volume biography of your grandma’s favorite crooner, Bing Crosby? Ink 19 sat down with Giddins to talk about the shape of jazz to come.

Punk 365

Punk 365

Print Reviews

Matthew Moyer is glad that Holly George-Warren and the other compilers of this coffeetable-riffic collection of punk photos fetishize image as much as he does.

White Bicycles

White Bicycles

Print Reviews

Like a smarter and hipper Forrest Gump, Joe Boyd repeatedly turned up at the right place at the right time in the rapidly changing music world of the 1960’s. From ferrying blues and jazz players around Europe, to discovering Pink Floyd, Boyd was there and he remembers what happened!

Thank You, Mr. Burroughs

Features

James Mann wonders what Americans have to be thankful for while analyzing William S. Burroughs’ “A Thanksgiving Prayer.”

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Screen Reviews

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Sirens

Screen Reviews

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