Welcome to our newest feature, The Indie Band Guru Book Club. Let’s face it, we can’t always be listening to music. Sometimes we like to just curl up with a good book for inspiration and ideas. Granted, that curling up may be in the back of a packed tour van. Reading the books that Indie Band Guru suggests will further your knowledge of the music industry and how it works. if we can’t be playing or practicing music, we may as well be learning how to advance our musical careers.

This must read is the never before told story of the musical revolution that happened right under the nose of the Reagan Eighties – when a small but sprawling network of bands, labels, fanzines,radio stations, and subversivesreenergized American rock with punk rock’s do-it-yourself credo and created music that was deeply personal, often brilliant, always challenging, and immensly influentual. This indie rock classic features chapters on bands such as Black Flag, Minor Threat, Sonic Youth, Fugazi, and Mudhoney.

Read it ASAP and be inspired to re-create your own scene with your music at the forefront.

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  1. Mal Evans

    This book is totally essential. I’ve read it twice, it’s great.