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My Riot

by Jeff Fleischer

Miret’s memorable, affecting stories capture an important time in the hardcore music scene. Agnostic Front was an important part of the New York hardcore music scene of the 1980s, and, as the band’s lead singer, Roger Miret lived... Read More

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Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

by Matt Sutherland

With Sgt. Peppers Lonely Hearts Club Band, the explosive year of 1967 got the album it deserved—delivered from a band desperate to replace its mop-top-boys persona with that of artists-basking-in-the-glow-of-psychedelia. Described as a... Read More

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Vinyl Freak

by Amanda McCorquodale

This celebration of vinyl speaks to the transience of pop culture and its intersection with everyday lives. For twelve years, music critic, curator, and collector John Corbett immortalized records that never made it as CDs, in his... Read More

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Punk Avenue

by Claire Foster

Marcade’s stories surprise and delight, reviving an influential, exciting moment in American culture. The brief, insane explosion of the punk scene in 1970s New York has fascinated people ever since and left a lasting impression on... Read More

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Glenn Gould

by Peter Dabbene

Glenn Gould was a fascinating figure—mysterious and eccentric, yet undeniably gifted, and connected to the music he played in a way unlike most musicians. Sandrine Revel’s challenge, in her book Glenn Gould: A Life Off Tempo, is to... Read More

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