I loved looking at the line ups for some of these gigs. Bands who have released many records and reached a lot further than the Lower East Side of New York where most of these gigs happened. I could only dream of such events but it's great to read this
A story of how a person got into punk rock, started putting on shows and was drawn in by the community spirit of the whole thing.
punk rock avant garde legend the shend in new book shocker. Songs, stories anecdotes and observations available now for Pre-order
Fucked up readerBryan Ray turcotteGinkgo press This book has given me the best quote I’ve read about punk rock “ It was just a movement, where anyone who cared could be part of something that really mattered” Shawn stern from byo records and youth brigade. But who did it really matter to! The thousands of … Continue reading Book of the week – Fxxked up Reader
Stealing all transmissions A short history of the clash Randal Doane Pm press https://youtu.be/oGIFublvDes This book came out the year of the last World Cup and it’s been in my like to read since then. My delay was in thinking I know about the clash, love their music and have read tomes about them to … Continue reading Book of the week: Stealing all transmissions; A short history of the clash by Randal Doane
Having a Laugh & Having A Say not another Bloody Punk Rock Autobiography Trev Hagl self published Savage Amusement Publication So this is the ultimate in DIY. Self written (no ghosts writing this), self published and self distributed. Of course this is not a record from a band, or a fanzine of which trev has … Continue reading Having A Laugh & Having A Say – trevhagl aoutobiography