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It's good stuff that made me laugh out loud many times.
First, the encyclopedic jaunt through indie (and other) music is a treat if you are at all a music obsessive, and the writing style is unique and entertaining.
His barrage of pop-culture references and "I'm-right-you're-wrong" writing is tiresome and provides little more than what you might find on a teenager's blog.
Not too bad, item was just as expected. Mostly just the authors experience and opinion on his musical upbringingPublished 5 days ago by Mark Twitchell
I'm surprised by some of the negative reviews. First, the encyclopedic jaunt through indie (and other) music is a treat if you are at all a music obsessive, and the writing style... Read morePublished 7 months ago by Joel K
As much as I love the genre of music John Sellers writes about, I was underwhelmed by this book. There are a few moments that I thought "yes- I totally get it! Read morePublished on March 1, 2010 by karma police
it's not Rob Sheffield's "Mixtape" but it's a pretty good read, made better by the fact our musical tastes overlap. Read morePublished on October 22, 2009 by Michael J. Lennon
This book would make a better blog. It just seems to ramble on and on, without making any point or being that entertaining. Read morePublished on September 24, 2009 by Amazon Customer
ergh..i disagreed with many of mr. sellers opinions, but i'm not holding that against him. he wouldn't do the same for me, but that's fine. Read morePublished on June 28, 2009 by Sarah Spencer
I ordered this book because I could relate to the title, unfortunately. "Indie rock" (or what I would call alternative rock... Read morePublished on September 9, 2007 by Maggie Fi
I bought a signed copy of this book during a visit to Powell's Books in Portland, OR, completely on the basis of liking what the book jacket said about music and Donkey Kong. Read morePublished on August 28, 2007 by wishicouldwritelikethat
John Sellers is a music/pop culture writer who's gotten the opportunity to transform his blog (google "Angry John Sellers") into a book that's a kind of musical autobiography--that... Read morePublished on August 20, 2007 by Scott Bresinger