Morrissey Autobiography

When the publication of Morrissey’s autobiography was announced, the collective heart of the news media skipped a beat. A tell-all book by one of rock’s most inscrutable, stubborn, and unlikely idols? Some definitive insight, finally, into one of the defining songwriting partnerships of the 80s, that turned out music by turns mordant, jubilant, tongue in… Continue reading Morrissey Autobiography

Books: Official Truth 101 Proof

Rex Robert Brown really, really does not like Vincent Paul Abbot. I have now given you roughly 25% of this book.  No, seriously, so much of it is spent calling Vinnie Paul names and calling Vinnie Paul out that there’s barely room for Rex to do the occasional halo polishing or tell any stories of… Continue reading Books: Official Truth 101 Proof

Books: Drum Machine Programming A Musician’s Notebook By John H. Hinson III

Even though I claim guitar as my passion, drums are my first love.  When I listen to music, it’s always the drumming that I pay attention to.  I almost never play air guitar, but I’ll air drum whenever I’m sitting alone. I even still own the bass drum from the kit that my parents bought… Continue reading Books: Drum Machine Programming A Musician’s Notebook By John H. Hinson III

Books: How To Build Electric Guitars by Will Kelly

I believe that I own a single issue of Vintage Guitar magazine.  My lack of ownership has less to do with the quality, or lack there of, of said publication and more to do with my attitude towards vintage guitars which can best be described as “nonexistent.” Not reading Vintage Guitar means that I was… Continue reading Books: How To Build Electric Guitars by Will Kelly