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Joe Carducci

Joe Carducci interview part 1

Joe Carducci is a rock scholar and writer to the highest degree. With his first book Rock and the Pop Narcotic, Carducci placed himself within the cannon of Lester Bangs, Richard Meltzer and what have you. With the unique insight of having worked at the greatest music label of the 80s, SST, Carducci witnessed the from both the label and the distribution end. His latest book Enter Naomi is a must read and places all this within the context of the story of SST photographer Naomi Peterson. Tony Rettman stepped up to get the scoop for Swingset, so here’s part one of the conversation. With the unique insight of having worked at the greatest music label of the 80s, SST, Carducci witnessed the rise and fall from both the label and the distribution end.

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by TONY RETTMAN on 10/28/2008 in Interviews | Tags: , , ,

Joe Carducci interview part 2


Here’s the conclusion of Tony Rettman’s epic interview of the one and only Joe Carducci. For those of us on the East Coast we will have an opportunity to hear the man read and field questions in the flesh at two upcoming events. Read on.

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by TONY RETTMAN on 10/28/2008 in Interviews | Tags: , , , , , ,