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All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967| PopMatters|Peter Hogan

In meeting Andy Warhol, the Velvets acquired what few fledgling bands have been lucky enough to achieve: a wealthy patron. In addition, Warhol’s Factory, populated by an enormous range of … Continue reading All Tomorrow’s Parties: The Warhol Years 1965–1967| PopMatters|Peter Hogan

Review – The Parisian Swing Band at The Musician, 5th January, 2019 – Music in Leicester Magazine | Jessie Mann

Reviewed by Jessie Mann If you had asked me where I was on Saturday 5th January, I would have been inclined to say at a club in the heart of Paris. … Continue reading Review – The Parisian Swing Band at The Musician, 5th January, 2019 – Music in Leicester Magazine | Jessie Mann

“Your revolution is over”: A Review of Stuart Henderson’s Making the Scene – ActiveHistory.ca | Kaitlin Wainwright

Making the Scene: Yorkville and Hip Toronto in the 1960s Stuart Henderson University of Toronto Press, 2011 394 pages, Paperback and ebook $29.95, Cloth $70.00 Stuart Henderson’s Making the Scene: Yorkville … Continue reading “Your revolution is over”: A Review of Stuart Henderson’s Making the Scene – ActiveHistory.ca | Kaitlin Wainwright

The junky genius of Alexander Trocchi | Tony O’Neill | The Guardian

The plotless beauty of his writing, and its fearless look at the emptiness of his own life, put ‘the Scottish Beat’ on a par with Kafka and Camus. My scow … Continue reading The junky genius of Alexander Trocchi | Tony O’Neill | The Guardian