It looks like Dick Porter’s authorship focus became significantly clearer by working with his book The Ramones: The Complete Twisted History . After that sobering up, he continued to write books about interesting bands, like […]
Mike Stax’s multifaceted biography not only brings a story about the almost-a-star-musician Craig Smith, interesting as it is on its own merits, but it also tells about the fickleness of the music industry, how personal […]
Once is an incident, twice is a trend and trice is a tradition; hence the traditional list of 20 favorite albums of the year 2017 – the eclectic way, as traditionally. 01. The Golden Boys […]
Lemonhead Evan Dando has with Varshons  compiled a cover album with an exceptional spread where, for example, Waiting Around To Die by Townes Van Zandt is followed by the Texan garage band Randy Alvey […]
In 2017 we celebrate the 10th anniversary of the book about Bomp! record label and magazine, told by Suzy Shaw, Mick Farren et al. A story like Bomp! – Saving the World One Record at […]
After an eight year hiatus Desperate Rock’n’Roll is back at last with Volume 22. Eclectic and eccentric as always. Have a listen to one of the 16 obscure tracks, Emy Jackson’s Crying In A Storm […]
The magnificent gig by Chuck Prophet and The Mission Express recently in Malmö, Sweden, reminded me of the seldom heard B-side of his RSD2012 single contemporary with his great album Temple Beautiful.