Category Archives: Book (P)reviews

  1. Enhanced Guralnick Bios

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    April 8, 2014 by sw00ds

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    “Mr. Guralnick’s e-book project is a particularly ambitious example of what seems be a growing trend in the publishing world. …
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  2. Turn Around Bright Ears

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    March 16, 2014 by sw00ds

    22book"Turn Around Bright Eyes" by Rob Sheffiield.

    Was planning to read Turn Around Bright Eyes (no, silly, not that Turn Around Bright Eyes, the one by Rob …
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  3. Carl Wilson Talks About Love (Not the Arthur Lee-led outfit)

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    March 15, 2014 by sw00ds

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    MT: After release the book took on a life of its own, in terms of publicity and reach. Did that …
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  4. The Odd Critical Appeal of Steely Dan

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    January 21, 2014 by sw00ds

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    Some extremely juicy thoughts on Steely Dan in Ian Penman’s lengthy review of Donald Fagen’s Eminent Hipsters (which I place …
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  5. Bob Stanley’s 10 Best Music Books

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    January 8, 2014 by sw00ds

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    “From the frantic birth of rock’n’roll to the rages of punk, these books capture the excitement of popular music.” (An …
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  6. Expert Witnesses Go Undercover

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    January 3, 2014 by sw00ds

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    As of yesterday (I think), the Expert Witness community went kaput: However, it appears (thanks to Steven for pointing this …
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  7. There Goes Norman

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    October 30, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “But cultural history — well, that’s a whole other kettle of white whales, you might say. From figuratively tussling with …
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  8. John Schaefer’s ‘New Sounds’

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    October 27, 2013 by sw00ds

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    I came across a used copy of this 1987 book a couple years ago, and it’s one of those music …
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  9. Loving A and Loving B

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    October 25, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “My nephew went to Download Festival recently and saw Iron Maiden and also was in the D&B room, consuming all …
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  10. Wolcott Gets His Nuggets

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    October 22, 2013 by sw00ds

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    “At some other show before then — CBGB maybe? — I remember [Wolcott] dismissively mentioning that publishers were already sounding …
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