Teacher, Author, Musician



Now Out:

Assimilate: A Critical History of Industrial Music (Oxford University Press)

They Might Be Giants' Flood, a 33 1/3 Book (Bloomsbury)

SOL: A Self-Banishment Ritual (LP)

Madness & Extinction (LP)


"Punking the Bibliography: RE/Search Publications, the Bookshelf Question, and Ideational Flow," in Ripped, Torn and Cut:
Pop, Politics and Punk Fanzines from 1976

"The Musicological Occult, or Show Us the Dragons," in The Journal of Musicological Research



Laurie Anderson's Big Science (Oxford University Press)

"'Let's Make Love Before You Die': 'Warm Leatherette,' Boredom, and the Invention of the 1980s"

Review of Jonathan Pieslak's Radicalism and Music


Hear interviews about  Assimilate :

• WNYC’s Soundcheck    • IDieYouDie.com    • WAIF’s On the Way to the Peak of Normal    • DeadAudio.com