Chelsea Spear explores the intersection of mass media with music and underground culture. She’s a frequent contributor to the Arts Fuse, where she reviews books about music and pop culture, and Crooked Marquee, where she writes about the role of music in film. Her byline has also appeared at Belt Magazine, the Gay & Lesbian Review, Scalawag, and Star Trek.com. She lives in Massachusetts.
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‘I’m Not Holding Your Coat’ by Nancy Barile
A valentine to the pre-internet punk scene
Since the pandemic has left us longing for live music, Nancy Barile’s new punk-scene memoir, ‘I’m Not Holding Your Coat,’ is an especially welcome window on a bygone musical era. Chelsea Spear reviews.