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Totally wired postpunk interviews and overviews by Simon Reynolds

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Published by Soft Skull Press in Berkeley, CA .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Rock music,
  • Interviews,
  • Rock musicians,
  • History and criticism

Book details:

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

StatementSimon Reynolds
Classifications
LC ClassificationsML385 .R49 2010
The Physical Object
Paginationp. cm.
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL25074070M
ISBN 109781593762865
LC Control Number2010013032

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Published by Anastasia Goodstein, Totally Wired (the blog) is a resource for parents, aunts, uncles, teachers, librarians youth workers or any adult trying to decode what . Totally Wired: What Teens And Tweens Are Really Doing Online is on sale now. Written by San Francisco author Anastasia Goodstein, the book uses memoir and extensive interviews with experts, teens, teachers and parents to provide a voice of reason for adults around what teens are really doing online and with technology. The very tempo of the time had a speedy sensation: that's why I borrowed The Fall song title "Totally Wired" for my new book of postpunk interviews and overviews. So it's totally understandable why the idealism and ideas-ism of that time would be inspirational to aspiring young bands in . "Totally Wired" features 32 interviews with the era's most innovative musicians and colourful personalities. From Ari Up, Jah Wobble, David Byrne, Green Gartside, Edwyn Collins, it also includes conversations with the most influential of label bosses, managers, record producers, deejays and journalists - such as John Peel and Paul Morley/5.