Off the Record: 25 Years of Music Street Press by Sean Sennett,Simon Groth

By Sean Sennett,Simon Groth

The final tune fan’s bible jam-packed with perception into the realm of rock ’n’ roll. Off the Record brings jointly the easiest interviews and articles from Australia’s song road press, approximately bands at the cusp of greatness to megastars on the top in their powers—all imbued with a funky street-press indie sensibility. Many items come from break day, proven in 1979 and the 1st loose music/entertainment weekly in Australia. Far from regurgitating advertising and marketing replica, tune highway press has a fiercely autonomous and wry voice. Off the Record displays this, providing a special perception into contemporary song historical past: Powderfinger go back from their first-ever Sydney exhibits, Nick Cave name-checks his literary heroes, and Neil Finn concerns that Crowded House's new album may be a bit too darkish, whereas in different places Kurt Cobain dives into Dave Grohl's drum equipment (and sprains his wrist within the process). Australian bands, from the Saints to the Grates and the Hilltop Hoods, are featured, however the overseas concentration is robust too, from the Rolling Stones and Sonic formative years to Oasis and the White Stripes. this can be the must-have indie publication approximately all issues music.

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