Berlin is best known now for techno, but in the 1980s it was punk’s primitive force that prevailed, beamed over the Wall to East Berlin by Western radio. How much this actually contributed to November 1989’s ‘Mauerfall’ is debatable, but Tim Mohr, who spent the early 1990s in the once divided city, DJing in squatted buildings, makes a convincing case for the movement’s influence. Based … Continue reading Tim Mohr – Burning Down The Haus
Substance abuse, acrimonious break-ups, huge royalty cheques, disastrous gigs, dysfunctional relationships, all rock life is here… Having made the decision to get the story of your life into a book, you might as well go all in. Half-measures are no good to anybody when it comes to an autobiography, and it’s that commitment to honesty that persuaded Long Live Vinyl to award its 2019 Book … Continue reading Best Music Books Of 2019!
If you’re looking for a new addition to your coffee table then this might be your perfect cup of tea… You may initially react to the subtitle of this book, The 100 Albums You need On Vinyl And Why, with a ‘how dare they tell me what I need?’ – we certainly did. But crack it open and check out the passionate prose and glorious … Continue reading Vinyl Me Please – 100 Albums You Need on Vinyl and Why