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Not long ago, I was challenged to write a guitar instruction book. It was apparent to me, and to others I spoke with about this matter, that the books that are currently available on the market all approach music instruction from essentially the same general direction – they all treat

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80s HardcoreArtLiteratureMusic

This Article Was Written by Freddy Alva & Formatted by No Echo Photo: Stijn Marcoen [Editor’s note: This exclusive piece is a follow-up to The Hispanic Impact on the Early New York Hardcore Scene.] The hardcore scene in NYC started to undergo a transitional phase as the middle of the

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Literature

via The Guardian In 1898 the Wickedest Man in the World was feeling thoroughly sorry for himself. The occultist Aleister Crowley’s first great love affair, with fellow Cambridge undergraduate Herbert Jerome Pollitt, was in ruins, and he took to poetry as his only solace. “When my sick body in his

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You might remember a post I did about the metaldudes & cats book a while back…well, it’s finally here! Alexandra Crockett’s book features portraits of some of your favorite metal dudes and their favorite…felines…you know what I wanted to say…anyway, nothing warms my black heart like long-haired, tatted-up, scrubby-looking dudes

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The other day I was reading Public Service Announcement, a piece from Beth Lisick’s Yokohama Threeway. It opens with the line, “DON’T HAVE SEX TO A PORTISHEAD RECORD,” and cautions the reader against boning people who have a sex soundtrack – music they’ve selected specifically for banging. I spit up

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Who is Max G. Morton? There’s a surprising dearth of information online about this writer and publisher; a Google search yields about two articles, while in comparison, an eBay search usually shows up one or more of his books going for upwards of two hundred bucks each. So who the

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