Friday Link Session
- The best of legendary Punk magazine will be coming out in book form on December 18. Ribbon Around a Bomb notes “The “Best Of” catalog will feature high-quality reprints of early material (HELLO, punk photo comics!) rare and unreleased interviews/art/writing, and a few new contributions from editor-in-chief / legit cartoon artist John Holmstrom, not to mention titans like Lou Reed, Debbie Harry, Lester Bangs, Lenny Kaye [...] and Andy Warhol.”
- And if you don’t have enough holiday gifts for the old punks on your list, there’s a new X calendar for 2013 with live, candid, and publicity photos of Exene, John Doe, et al.
- Dinosaur Jr recently played a show celebrating the 25th anniversary of You’re Living All Over Me, and aside from playing the album in its entirety, they also brought on some guests for some covers and other fun. For instance, Johnny Marr joined them for “The Boy With The Thorn In His Side”, Frank Black came on for “Almost Fare” and “Tame”, and Tommy Stinson and Cleveland’s own John Petkovic joined in on “T.V. Eye”. Videos at Slicing Up Eyeballs.
- Jazz great Dave Brubeck died at the age of 91 this week. NPR.org has an hour-long audio documentary on Brubeck’s life and career.