Monday, 5 July 2010
Why Be Something That You're Not
'Why Be Something That You're Not: Detroit Hardcore 1979-1985' by Tony Rettman, which recounts when the Motor City was a musical hub, and we're not talking about the Motown sound. When the city was suffering through a cultural, social and physical meltdown and the Romantics were the most visible musical export, suburban skaters, a grade school teacher and census clerk took to the streets to begin one of the first hardcore punk scenes in the country. Rettman's book takes a hard look at that scene and he answered some of our most pivotal questions. Read more here!