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Punk Allstars

Punk Allstars
On Tuesday, May 2nd, 7 p.m., Three Rooms Press presents a one night only event: PUNK ALL-STARS, the NYC book launch for “PUNK AVENUE: Inside the New York City Underground 1972-1982,” a memoir by NYC punk scene insider Phil Marcade. The event will feature live performances by Phil Marcade (The Senders) backed by The Rousers + Friends including Steve Shevlin, Barry Ryan, Danny Ray, JF Vergel, as well as performances by The Waldos (feat. Walter Lure from The Heartbreakers), Lenny Kaye, Andy Shernoff (The Dictators), Lynne Von, Daddy Long Legs, plus a conversation with Marcade and Legs McNeil (author of punk oral history Please Kill Me), along with a slew of very special guests. Copies of PUNK AVENUE will be available for purchase and signing at the event. Punk Allstars weiterlesen

Alternate Takes New popular music book series

New popular music book series from Bloomsbury
Alternate Takes: Critical Responses to Popular Music is a series that aims to examine popular music from critical perspectives that challenge the
accepted ways of thinking about areas such as popular music history, popular music analysis, the music industry, and the popular music canon.
The series ultimately aims to have readers listen to – and think about – popular music in new ways.
The series is edited Matt Brennan and Simon Frith along with editorial board members Daphne Brooks, Susan Fast, Sarah Hill, Marcus O’Dair, Ann
Powers, Tracey Thorn, Oliver Wang, and Eric Weisbard.
The editors of Alternate Takes are currently seeking proposals from prospective authors for forthcoming books in the series. Alternate Takes New popular music book series weiterlesen

R.I.P. Elmore Leonard

ElmoreLegendary American novelist and screenwriter Elmore Leonard passed away this morning in Detroit following complications from a stroke. He was 87. A post on his Facebook page says he was “at home surrounded by his loving family” when he died at 7:15 AM. Some of the author’s works to be transformed into Hollywood movies included Hombre, 52 Pick-Up, Out Of Sight, 3:10 To Yuma, Get Shorty and Jackie Brown (which was based on his Rum Punch). R.I.P. Elmore Leonard weiterlesen