Japan 1974-1984 by Anthony Reynolds

  The Japanese edition of Anthony Reynolds' beautifully researched, written and designed biography of the group Japan focusing on 1974-1984 has now gone to press! Our friends at Shinko in Tokyo will be receiving finished copies back from the printer soon, and they will be available to order by the end of May. We'll have [...]

In praise of poetry publishing

In June 1996 a bomb exploded at Manchester Corn Exchange's Arndale Centre, the shopping mall in which independent poetry publisher Carcanet Press had their office. The building was condemned for months and at the time business owners were only allowed to briefly drop by and pick up whatever they could carry with them. The hard [...]

Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years, by Alex Ogg

The long-awaited Italian edition of Alex Ogg's marvellous Dead Kennedys book is now ready. Our friends at Tsunami Edizioni have prepared the following release... Alex Ogg CALIFORNIA ÜBER ALLES Le Origini dei Dead Kennedys “Abbiamo un senso dell’umorismo e non abbiamo paura di usarlo. Anche nei modi più turpi, se necessario”. - Jello Biafra Grazie [...]

De Nico aux clubs techno: La face cachée d’Ibiza, by Helen Donlon

Published today in France, by Camion Blanc (in paperback and ebook editions) Sur une île où ont vécu pirates, hors-la-loi et électrons libres détruisant ou établissant des procédures pour vivre et faire la fête depuis des siècles, rien n'a vraiment changé dans les coulisses, même si les organisateurs de soirées évoluent désormais dans une société [...]

Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story, by Victor Bockris

  Here's a new interview with Victor Bockris, focusing on Transformer (Harper Collins), his biography of Lou Reed, and also talking a bit about the various new and forthcoming projects we have in the pipeline... Interview by Tobe Damit After I posted a very extensive review of Transformer: The Complete Lou Reed Story (2014 updated [...]

Keith Richards: The Unauthorised Biography, by Victor Bockris

Here's the front cover to the lovely Polish edition of Victor Bockris's Keith Richards: The Unauthorised Biography, published now by our dear pals at In Rock in Poznan. The first edition of this biography came out in English over twenty years ago now, became an instant classic, and has since been updated several times. Along [...]

Cliff Burton: To Live Is To Die, by Joel McIver

We've just licensed a second paperback edition of Joel McIver's excellent Cliff Burton biography to Camion Blanc in France, following their highly successful first French edition which we licensed a few years back. This new edition has been updated, and is introduced by Kirk Hammett. In honour of this, here for our tune of the [...]

Shadows Across the Moon: Outlaws, Freaks, Shamans and the Making of Ibiza Clubland

It's coming..... The French edition of Shadows Across the Moon, published Spring 2017. What a great way to start the week here at Storm HQ! Here's our tune of the day, in memory of the great drummer Jaki Liebezeit who knew Ibiza's extremes so well...

Warhol: The Biography, by Victor Bockris

We've just closed an exciting deal for a first ever Russian edition of Warhol: The Biography with our friends at Palmyra in St Petersburg. This edition should be ready for early 2018 we hope. Victor Bockris's classic tome, first published in 1989 is, as we previously reported here, currently being made into a major feature [...]

Shadows Across the Moon: Outlaws, Freaks, Shamans and the Making of Ibiza Clubland

Well, we're just thrilled to announce this... The UK and the US paperback rights for Shadows Across the Moon have now been sold to a wonderful publisher. More news on pub dates etc. etc. *very soon*. Here's our tune of the day - it's truly good advice, as well as being a number loaded with Balearic [...]