推薦コメント:スティーブアルビニ、イアンマッケイ ---Steve Albini "Knowledge, affection and respect for the music illuminate an incredible creative and innovative scene. The what. The why. The how." ---Ian MacKaye "Hopkins is that rare scene historian who was there at the beginning: and he’s still there, recounting the details and telling the stories that no one else can remember. Maniacs and beginners alike, start here!"
Table of contents 1. Rock Magazine, or, Willing a Scene into Existence 2. Taking it to an Audience in Tokyo, or, Do You Wanna Be My Doggg? 3. Kansai Scene Beginnings, or, We Aren't Normal and We Want Our Freedom 4. 1979 Explosion, or, It's the Beginning of the Century 5. Dokkiri! and Other Records, or, Hi, Speed Freaks, Listen In 6. Meanwhile Back in Tokyo, or, Wanna Riot of My Own 7. Oi and Hardcore, or, Punks Not Dead 8. Pure Noise, or, Bad Character, But Great Sound 9. Fun Kalternative, or, I'm Dilletante, I'm Proud 10. Psyche, or, Smell Me Smell My Grandfather 11. None of the Above, or, Wish You are Here