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The Art Of The Bizarre Vinyl Sleeve

April 9, 2024

Easy On The Eyes Books 2024 Display of utter absurdity which adorn popular and forgotten sonics to visually enhance the listener’s perception – and lighten their mood. Don’t believe this book’s title: very strange and unusual doesn’t cover what’s inside … Continue reading

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Stephen Shaiken: Queensborough Rock

April 16, 2023

Crosswinds Press 2022 A fictionary – meaning cautionary, if fictional – tale about a perilous path of a stubborn music manager who wants to luck out against all odds. But will he? It doesn’t require a professional to assume that … Continue reading

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Philippe Margotin: Pop Rock Icons

January 21, 2023

Aurora Metro 2022 Subtitled “London’s Swingin’ 60s & 70s” and reflecting cultural changes through the prism of music, here’s a volume which goes to 11 and is all the better for it. People approaching this tome may be tempted to … Continue reading

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David Libert: Rock And Roll Warrior

December 22, 2022

Sunset Blvd 2022 Facilitator to the stars details his existence on the road, in the air and behind the bars to bare the music business’ fascinating underbelly. That David Libert used to live rock ‘n’ roll life to the fullest … Continue reading

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Rock’s Diamond Year

June 19, 2022

Supernova Books 2022 Subtitled “Celebrating London’s Music Heritage” and covering the city’s fruitful clubland, a smattering of essays traces the roots of a scene that spread all over the world. There may not be many ways to define the onset … Continue reading

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