FROM THE LIBRARY: PSYCHIC CONFUSION – THE SONIC YOUTH STORY BY STEVIE CHICK

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Indie rock royalty Sonic Youth have been the subject of DIY music culture for decades. In Stevie Chick’s captivating insight, utilising interviews with the band and the people closest to them, he recalls the creation of the band and its resilience throughout decades against mainstream culture. Former Melody Maker journalist and founder of Loose Lips… Read more »

Ace of Spades Covers: One of Rock’s Greatest Anthems and its Many Makeovers

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Ace of Spades Songwriter and Motorhead Frontman Lemmy in 1979 (Photo Credit: Chris Walker) A distinctively fierce Rock ‘N’ Roll anthem and Motörhead’s signature song, there is an array of ‘Ace of Spades’ covers by generations of musicians hoping to re-capture Lemmy Kilmister’s ferocious energy. The song was released back in 1980, later becoming the… Read more »

The Making of a Masterpiece: The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spider from Mars

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Ziggy Stardust (Photo Credit: Gijsbert Hanekroot) Singer, songwriter and actor, David Bowie was no doubt one of the most influential musicians of the 20th and early 21st century. The Rise and Fall of Ziggy Stardust and the Spiders from Mars were most likely his most enduring and memorable works. It was the glamorous rock, theatrics… Read more »