Goudvishal: DIY Or Die! Punk In Arnhem 1977-1990 By Marcel Stol & Henk Wentink (Earth Island Books)

From my experience, people realize the importance of some public spaces, culture centers, clubs, or any other adequate spaces for gigs once they’re demolished or reclaimed by the state. When you’re living in the moment and having a great time with your friends during some punk rock gig, you don’t pay much attention to those… Read More Goudvishal: DIY Or Die! Punk In Arnhem 1977-1990 By Marcel Stol & Henk Wentink (Earth Island Books)

Worst Eurovision Ever By Roy D. Hacksaw (Earth Island Books)

Even if you’ve just been an attendee at the punk rock shows, you probably heard many stories about how gig promoters and their staff work behind the scenes so the gig can run smoothly. If you somehow missed all the behind-the-scenes drama, you must know that these difficulties are just the tip of the iceberg.… Read More Worst Eurovision Ever By Roy D. Hacksaw (Earth Island Books)

Punk Faction BHP ’91 To ’95 By David Gamage (Earth Island Books)

If you were somehow involved in subcultural activities during the nineties and eighties, there’s no way you missed the zines. Zine culture is still strong and many longevous zines continued by publishing columns, news, reviews, interviews, and other features on the web. Webzines are now ruling the world, but a couple of decades ago, you… Read More Punk Faction BHP ’91 To ’95 By David Gamage (Earth Island Books)

Third Man Books Releases Harry Sword’s Monolithic Undertow: In Search of Sonic Oblivion

Out now from Third Man Books, Monolithic Undertow alights a crooked path across musical, religious and subcultural frontiers. It traces the line from ancient traditions to the modern underground, navigating archaeoacoustics, ringing feedback, chest plate sub-bass, avant-garde eccentricity, sound weaponry and fervent spiritualism. From Neolithic beginnings to bawdy medieval troubadours, Sufi mystics to Indian raga masters, cone-shattering dubwise… Read More Third Man Books Releases Harry Sword’s Monolithic Undertow: In Search of Sonic Oblivion