Category: Books

REVIEW: The Scarfolk 197X annual review

REVIEW: The Scarfolk 197X annual review

As you think back to your childhood of the 70’s and 80’s you might recall seeing yearly annuals on sale at Christmas time that would feature the likes of Playschool, Rainbow and Morph. The new release by Scarfolk delves into…

BOOK REVIEW: Going for a song by Garth Cartwright

This book, Going For A Song by Garth Cartwright,  is a comprehensive dérive through the rapidly vanishing terrain that is the British record shop. Once a staple of communities that acted as hubs, beacons, locales and sanctuaries for keen ears,…

BOOK: ‘Marc Almond’ – Marc Almond/Mark Paytress

This limited edition book tells the story of Marc Almond’s career through the power of image. The hardback volume contains the work of revered music photographers alongside pictures from Almond’s own personal collection. At times you feel like Almond is…

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: ‘Girl In A Band’ by Kim Gordon

“So, what’s it like to be a girl in a band?” This is the question the English press would repeatedly ask Kim Gordon (and one quoted in 2009’s ‘Sacred Trickster’) when Sonic Youth were starting out, and one which she seeks to…