Noise in My Head: Voices from the Ugly Australian Underground by Jimi Kritzler (Hozac Books) $55.95 - The Ugly Australian Underground documents the music, songwriting, aesthetics and struggles of fifty of Australia’s most innovative and significant bands and artists currently at the creative peak …
Tonoharu Part 2
Published by Pliant Press
150p, duotone, 5.5"x8.5"
A slow and subtle story about the "Lost in Translation" sort of social anxiety induced by moving to Japan without much of a plan and no friends. Martinson's work is drafted with acute precision, which makes the cautious and awkward protagonist all the more gut-wrenching- I sort of want to slap this book on the back, buy it a drink and tell it everythings going to work out okay. -EF