Marooned: The Next Generation of Desert Island Discs (Google eBook)

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Da Capo Press, Sep 1, 2007 - Music - 352 pages
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Featuring original contributions from today’s leading music critics, Marooned is a revealing snapshot of the current state of pop music criticism. A follow-up and homage to Greil Marcus’s rock-and-roll classic Stranded, Marooned asks the same question: What album would you bring to a desert island, and why?WITH ESSAYS BY: Matt Ashare * Tom Breihan * Aaron Burgess * Jon Caramanica * Daphne Carr * Jeff Chang * Ian Christie * Kandia Crazy Horse * John Darnielle * Laina Dawes * Geeta Dayal * Rob Harvilla * Jess Harvell * Michaelangelo Matos * Anthony Miccio * Amy Phillips * Dave Queen * Ned Raggett * Simon Reynolds * Chris Ryan * Scott Seward * Greg Tate * Derek Taylor * Douglas Wolk
  

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User Review  - ehines - LibraryThing

VERY idiosyncrtatic selection, but some of the essays offer very interesting insights into the role of music and fandom in our lives, particularly in how we construct and remember our adolescent selves. Read full review

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User Review  - Peveril - Goodreads

Three stars or four, a collection of essays of varying interest. A couple i might rate five. The short piece by the guy who just needs the first sixty seconds of the Car's You're Just What I Needed ... Read full review

Contents

1 MOTÖRHEAD No Remorse by Phil Freeman 1
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2 SKUNK ANANSIE Stoosh by Laina Dawes 13
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3 MY BLOODY VALENTINE Loveless by Ned Raggett 31
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Breakbeat and Jungle Ultramix by DJ DB by Michaelangelo Matos 49
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5 DIVINE STYLER Spiral Walls Containing Autumns of Light by Scott Seward 65
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6 JOHN MARTYN Solid Air by Simon Reynolds 85
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7 ALICE COLTRANE Journey in Satchidananda by Geeta Dayal 99
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8 MILES DAVIS Bitches Brew by Greg Tate 105
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14 DIO Anthology by Anthony Miccio 183
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15 THE METERS The Meters by Jeff Chang 195
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16 STEPHEN STILLS Manassas by Kandia Crazy Horse 209
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17 BRAND NUBIAN One for All by Tom Breihan 229
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18 THE CARS The Cars by Rob Harvilla 239
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19 SONNY ROLLINS A Night at the Village Vanguard by Derek Taylor 249
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20 IRON MAIDEN Killers by Ian Christe 267
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21 RETURN TO TREASURE ISLAND 281
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9 SCORPIONS Virgin Killer by Dave Queen 109
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10 STEREOLAB Transient Random Noise Bursts with Announcements by Douglas Wolk 123
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11 SPIRITUALIZED Ladies and Gentlemen We Are Floating in Space by Daphne Carr 141
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12 DIONNE WARWICK Legends by John Darnielle 153
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13 ELTON JOHN Goodbye Yellow Brick Road by Matt Ashare 169
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About The Authors 323
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Credits 329
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Acknowledgments 331
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About the author (2007)

Phil Freemanis the author ofRunning the Voodoo Down. He has written for theVillage Voice,Down Beat,Revolver, and theSeattle Weekly. He lives in Elizabeth, New Jersey.

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