NIGHT BEAT: Collected Writings on Rock & Roll Culture and Other Disruptions

Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Essays on pop culture by longtime Rolling Stone contributor Gilmore, steeped in the same sensitivity to moral and emotional darkness that made his memoir, Shot in the Heart (1994), a classic American horror story. Gilmore constructs here what he calls ``an outline, a shadow, of rock & roll history'' out of his rock journalism. Although many individual musicians go unmentioned, Gilmore draws a ... Read full review

Review: Night Beat

Editorial Review - - Ricky C

NIGHT BEAT, A Shadow History of Rock & Roll, by Mikal Gilmore, is the collected writings of the awardwinning author and rock critic. It compiles twenty years of reviews, essays and social commentaries previously published in Rolling Stone, Musician, The LA Times, LA Weekly, The Los Angeles Herald Examiner, and others. Music critics, rock historians and casual fans alike will find Gilmore's ... Read full review

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