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Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung

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Published by Vintage Books in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock music -- History and criticism.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Lester Bangs ; edited by Greil Marcus.
    ContributionsMarcus, Greil.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsML3534 .B315 1988
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxviii, 386 p., [1] leaf of plates :
    Number of Pages386
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL2060744M
    ISBN 100679720456
    LC Control Number88040180
    OCLC/WorldCa17916867

    In Decemberthe band returned, with original members Fendi and Joe joined by drummer Apuk from Kuchalana ; and a month later a new vocalist Alak from the band Pusherand Carburetor Dung started playing shows again. Jim McCarthy is the guitarist, but he also doubles on plastic flute and harmonica, both of which I play. If any boy ever asks for my hand in marriage, show him 4. Perhaps what this book demands from a reader is a willingness to accept that the best writer in America could write almost nothing but record reviews.

    And the whole purpose of the absurd, mechanically persistent involvement with recorded music is the pursuit of that priceless moment. Just the rambunctiousness of a beginner, I guess. Jim Miller gave crucial advice at a difficult time. They visited Penang, Johor Bharu and also Singapore.

    His writing stinks to high heaven of his love and respect for music, of how much music moved him. He joined Alcoholics Anonymous; he had work to do. It had to stay in your brain intact. These are long, chaotic tirades about drugs, the music industry and sometimes there is a cool story about a musician inserted in there like when Iggy Pop picked fights at his own show, but otherwise. And I would always check.


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When Bangs is still in his teens he finds this sort of simplistic but emotional rock Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung book bands like Question Mark, the Mysterians, and the Count Five. Showing of 11 next show all I had never heard of Lester Bangs prior to having this book recommended to me.

Because there was no Amazon, there was no Internet. Bangs makes the Velvet Underground's lead singer Lou Reed his personal hero. Bangs eschews the traditional method of criticism where the critic is a passive observer and interjects many personal details into the text.

But the fact remains that the Godz did it and nobody else, and the record lives as an entity unto itself. These are long, chaotic tirades about drugs, the music industry and sometimes there is a cool story about a musician inserted in there like when Iggy Pop picked fights at his own show, but otherwise.

Bangs portrays himself as very unlucky in love.

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Bangs gained national prominence at influential Creem magazine from What strikes me most about this collection is that you can see Bangs sort of growing up as his writing goes on.

The innocence of the American dream, the innocence of love. A new monster from ESP! The band recorded a track for the Radio Malaya compilation in December I could not have started without his help. Just the rambunctiousness of a beginner, I Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung book.

All in all, this noisy, if entertaining, Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung book to a prodigious rock spirit ultimately reveals much more about the man than the music or the times that made him.

What began with The Wild One and James "nobody understands me" Dean, ran with increasing vehement negativism up through the Stones and Velvets and Iggy There are hundreds of pages of it, in dozens of shapes, under many headings: only a fraction of what he wrote has found its way into this book, not all under that title.

It seems condescending, both to the reader and to the writing; it pains me that Lester found it Psychotic reactions and carburetor dung book to tout his work on the basis of its influence, real and even overwhelming as that influence was, rather than on the basis of its value.

Me, I could do it because I have been years, even before I heard of the Godz. By the time I finished it, I found myself mourning the loss of what could have been a great author.

They may not care whether you like it, but they know their music is great, and their whole oeuvre radiates that kind of positive vitality. He became an alcoholic, a real one; after many years, he could stink up a room.

Marc Crawford probably secretly thought it was shit, himself, superpseudointellectual radiclib that he reeks of. To Bangs the point of most of these stories is how a person deals with the pain of existence. In earlyTom of the band The Bollocks joined the band on the other guitar, and the band went on day tour of Java in Mayplaying Jakarta, Tangerang, Bogor, Bandung and Yogyakarta.

Contact High, though nowhere near the Wagnerian grandeur of the Fugs, is nevertheless an album like no other before or since. What I have done is to try and find the work that at once stands on its own and tells a story. However, Bangs still admires much of the music Reed produces after this, going so far as to at least halfway seriously declare one of his albums that was widely considered unlistenable to be the greatest album ever made.

Between the releases, the band appeared in a few compilations and played all around the country. What makes them so special?

Perhaps what this book demands from a reader is a willingness to accept that the best writer in America could write almost nothing but record reviews.

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