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
(Manchester University Press)

“’Let’s Make Love Before You Die’: ‘Warm Leatherette,’ Boredom, and the Invention of the 1980s,” in Mute Records: Artists, Business, History (Bloomsbury)

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

Review of Jonathan Pieslak’s Radicalism and Music in the Journal of Popular Music Education



Laurie Anderson's Big Science (Oxford University Press)


Interviews about  Assimilate :

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