Your Band Sucks

Your Band Sucks

What I Saw at Indie Rock's Failed Revolution (but Can No Longer Hear)

Book - 2015
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"Jon Fine spent nearly thirty years performing and recording with bands that played various forms of aggressive and challenging underground rock music, and, as he writes in this memoir, at no point were any of those bands 'ever threatened, even distantly, by actual fame.' Yet when members of his first band, Bitch Magnet, reunited after twenty-one years to tour ... diehard longtime fans traveled from far and wide to attend those shows, despite creeping middle-age obligations of parenthood and 9-to-5 jobs, testament to the remarkable staying power of the indie culture that the bands predating the likes of Bitch Magnet--among them Black Flag, Mission of Burma, and Sonic Youth --willed into existence through sheer determination and a shared disdain for the mediocrity of contemporary popular music"--Amazon.com
Publisher: New York, New York : Viking, [2015]
ISBN: 9780670026593
067002659X
Characteristics: xviii, 302 pages ; 25 cm

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