Thursday, January 7th, 2010

Stranded at the Drive-In: The 100 Best Teen Movies

Everyone undergoes some kind of teenage trauma, and a fundamental way of coping, or rite of passage, is the teen movie. Yet until now there has been no book that explores this successful movie sub-genre with any depth. Step forward Garry Mulholland, who, taking his cue from his previous, hugely acclaimed pop culture list books […]

Wednesday, December 10th, 2008

Popcorn: Fifty Years of Rock ‘n’ Roll Movies

From Blackboard Jungle to Quadrophenia, from 8 Mile to Abba: the Movie, no one has seriously looked at the strange phenomenon that is the rock ‘n’ roll movie. Garry Mulholland, critically acclaimed author of This Is Uncool and Fear of Music, turns his focus away from classic records to the best, the worst, the weird […]

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

Fear of Music: The Greatest 261 Albums Since Punk and Disco

‘A thrilling call to go thumbing through your old CDs and vinyl… enthralling. *****’ — Caspar Llewellyn Smith – Observer Music Monthly OBSERVER ‘An infectious enthusiasm that will leave you listening afresh to those Mojo-approved apres-Punk staples… and a long overdue privileging of pop that is black, gay or female.’ TIME OUT ‘Full of short, […]

Sunday, December 7th, 2008

This Is Uncool: The 500 Greatest Singles Since Punk and Disco

In what amounts to a history of the last twenty-five years of popular music, respected music journalist Garry Mulholland has compiled a list of the 500 greatest singles since The Sex Pistols’ seminal “Anarchy in the UK”. In incisive, outspoken and informative essays, Mulholland challenges the accepted standpoint of music journalism to produce an entertaining, […]