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Frank Mastropolo

Fillmore East

Published by Edgar Street Books

Feb 21, 2022 Books Web Exclusive

Frank Mastropolo’s Fillmore East ensures you will have experienced the famed New York City venue in the height of all its glory.


Dec 24, 2021 Music, Books Web Exclusive

Tim’s Twitter Listening Party was one of the few bright parts of the COVID-19 pandemic, especially when the world was in full lockdown in early to mid 2020. Tim Burgess, frontman for the Madchester/Britpop band The Charlatans, came up with the simple idea—having musicians live tweet while fans collectively all listen to one of their albums at a preset time—after seeing actor Riz Ahmed spontaneously tweet along in 2011 to his film Four Lions.


Tim Kerr

Self Taught

Published by Don Giovanni

Sep 29, 2021 Books

In Self Taught, Tim Kerr turns his lens in tribute to 23 self taught artists.


Aug 11, 2021 Books

Ronnie James Dio’s autobiography, released 11 years after his untimely passing, follows his life in music from childhood through his own band Dio.


Jul 20, 2021 Books

Go Further follows up 2019’s Go All the Way with more essays on power pop royalty.


Jun 29, 2021 Books

Changes attempts to document the life of Tupac Shakur through a new lens, featuring interviews with many people involved in Shakur’s life, often to a peripheral degree, who share new insights.


Jun 17, 2021 Books

Mercy Fontenot, a member of the notorious GTO’s, details her outrageous story in this fast-paced, drug-fueled memoir.


Clint Brownlee


Published by Bloomsbury

May 23, 2021 Books

The 154th installment of Bloomsbury’s 33 1/3 paperback series takes on Pearl Jam’s sophomore album, Vs.


Michelle Zauner

Crying in H Mart

Published by Knopf

Apr 20, 2021 Books Web Exclusive

Michelle Zauner is an internationally known indie rock songwriter and singer, who records and performs under the moniker Japanese Breakfast. But if you come to Crying in H Mart to read about Zauner dishing on others in that scene or how she broke into it herself, you will be disappointed.