Archive for the ‘Books’ Category

postheadericon nips on my fins from orca’s teeth

John Boocock, our favourite hermit in Scotland, has written a nice piece on ‘Skull Orchard Revisited’ for the Mekons blog. For those who have not been there lately (hard to imagine):

Here’s the Link: LINK

postheadericon NASHVILLE RADIO

Beyond his work as a musician (Mekons, Waco Brothers, and solo), Jon Langford has attracted ever-growing attention as a visual artist in recent years. Nashville Radio is the first collection of his acclaimed art. It reproduces 215 paintings and etchings, along with song lyrics and autobiographical writings. The book also comes with an exclusive CD of Langford performing 18 of the printed songs. Read the rest of this entry »

postheadericon GREAT POP THINGS

GREAT POP THINGS: THE REAL HISTORY OF ROCK AND ROLL FROM ELVIS TO OASIS
comic strips by Colin B. Morton & Chuck Death
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Chuck Death is the nom de guerre of Jon Langford. Colin B. Morton is a writer, musician, and irrepressible satirist who lives in Newport, Wales, where he and Langford grew up.


Amazon.com lists Great Pop Thing


Neil Strauss’s review of Great Pop Things, in his column “The Pop Life,” New York Times, Thursday Dec. 3rd
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