Category: Books

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…

12 Of The Best Music Memoirs

Alan McGee – Creation Stories: Riots, Raves and Running a Label In an alternative universe there’s a book called The Man Who Discovered Oasis – and that title alone would be enough to ensure you handed over your money. In this reality, however,…

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…