Category: Book Reviews

BOOK: ‘Electrochoc’ by Laurent Garnier

This autobiography starts with a memory in Manchester’s legendary Hacienda club and ends with a promise that the party will go on. If anything, the words of Laurent Garnier will go on. Electrochoc was first published in 2003 in French….

Book Review: ‘Japanese Poems Steal Brains’ by Haiku Salut

Haiku Salut, who describe themselves as ‘Baroque-Pop-Folktronic-Neo-Classical-Something-Or-Other’ might have had all the right intentions when they decided to publish their series of backstage Haikus in book form. Japanese Poems Steal Brains is charming and well-made as a physical object, but…

INTERVIEW: Simon Wolstencroft

Simon Wolstencroft, aka Funky Si, was the drummer in The Fall for 11 years and part of what many fans consider the band’s definitive line-up. Before that, he was in an early version of the Smiths, but turned down the drum…