Book of the week – Double Nickels on the Dime

33 1/3double nickels in the dimeMichael t. FournierBloomsbury press I’ve spoke and written about this series in the past where classic albums get dissected by fans. Ones I’ve appreciated have been takes on American hardcore classics from dead Kennedy’s, fugazi and jawbreaker. Whenever the words hardcore classic are joined together in an American music … Continue reading Book of the week – Double Nickels on the Dime

Book Of The Week : In On The Killtaker

33 1/3 In in the kill taker Joe gross Bloomsbury I love this 33 1/3 series where you take an album and write a book about it. I love it even more when fugazi are the recipients of the research. In this age of playlists and songs here, songs there it was a privilege to sit … Continue reading Book Of The Week : In On The Killtaker

2017 – A Year in Books

So after completing 27 books in 2016 with a target of 52 I set myself a more realistic target of a book a fortnight for 2017. I was hoping for one a week but thought once a fortnight for a new book would be more manageable. The first book I got through was one we … Continue reading 2017 – A Year in Books

Chasing The Scream

Chasing The Scream Johann Hari Bloomsbury Press As a starting point to this review I have one question.  According to the lancet, What is the most harmful drug? Coincidentally shortly in the week where two people were shot and murdered in separate instances on Dublin's streets I started reading 'Chasing the scream', courtesy of El … Continue reading Chasing The Scream