Books & magazines

Peter Guralnick – Sam Phillips

February 21, 2017 Peter Jönsson 0

Peter Guralnick: Sam Phillips – The Man who invented Rock’n’Roll [Little Brown, 2015] Sam Phillips should be regarded as one of the most important persons in music history. He shaped popular music in the 1950s […]

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Another Ten Strummin’ Mentals!!

October 13, 2016 Peter Jönsson 0

More than fifteen years has gone since I passed on my first selection of favorite instrumentals. (link here, in Swedish only) A mere glimpse into a restricted and somewhat odd music genre that still fascinates, […]

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Alan Vega – Alan Vega

June 20, 2016 Peter Jönsson 0

Time boggles the mind a bit when you realize that the New Yorker Alan Vega had turned 42 when he released his self-titled debut album in 1980. His previous ten years, with Martin Rev in […]

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Ten Strummin’ Mentals!

July 30, 2015 Peter Jönsson 1

Trots att instrumentalmusikens relativt korta guldera toppade cirka 1960 och definitivt tog slut för trettio år sedan, så finns det all anledning att skaka liv i de gamla dinosaurierna som har inspirerat (och fortfarande inspirerar) […]