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Popkiss
by Michael White

March 9th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Popkiss by Michael White Although these days the term has been rendered virtually meaningless, there once was a time when “indie” held a good deal of cultural currency in

Chapter and Verse
by Bernard Sumner

January 26th, 2016  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Chapter and Verse by Bernard Sumner Between movies (the biopic Control and Grant Gee’s 2007 Joy Division documentary), tours by Peter Hook & The Light, a new New Order album

1-2-3-4
by Anton Corbijn

August 10th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

1-2-3-4 by Anton Corbijn In a world where we’re constantly bombarded by an endless array of food porn, cat pics, and selfies, it’s probably safe to say that photographic images don’t

The Underground Is Massive
by Michelangelo Matos

June 29th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

The Underground Is Massive by Michelangelo Matos America has always had a strange relationship with electronic music. Although house and techno were born in the States, the genre has always been far more

New Order
by Kevin Cummins

April 13th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

New Order by Kevin Cummins In recent years, it seems like there has been no shortage of books to emerge from the Joy Division/New Order camp. A compendium of the notebooks of deceased

Punk Rock Blitzkrieg
by Marky Ramone

March 5th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Punk Rock Blitzkriegby Marky Ramone Punk Rock Blitzkrieg: My Life As a Ramone certainly isn’t a literary-minded memoir in the vein of Patti Smith’s award-winning Just Kids or Kim Gordon’s recently

Girl in a Band
by Kim Gordon

February 24th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Girl in a Band by Kim Gordon For most fans, Sonic Youth holds a very special and specific place in their hearts and brains. For many, they were an introduction to underground music

Behind the Locked Door
by Graeme Thomson

February 4th, 2015  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Behind the Locked Doorby Graeme Thomson This winter, I was expanding my knowledge of The Beatles. I watched the Anthology DVDs again, read a book about their post-fab solo output, picked up a

Dancing with Myself
by Billy Idol

October 17th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

Dancing with Myself by Billy Idol Billy Idol’s name conjures the sneer, the shock of blonde hair, the leather, and, of course, his trademark rebel yell. Dancing with Myself, his

A Man Called Destruction
by Holly George-Warren

May 19th, 2014  |  by  |  published in Biblio Files | Leave A Comment »

A Man Called Destruction by Holly George-Warren Of the many figures to have operated in infamy on rock & roll’s perimeters, there are few who occupied such a unique niche as Alex Chilton. Though he eventually