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 …
44p, b&w, 6.5"x10"
Sharpe and Goodrich turn out a stylish low-key split. Goodrich's "The Greatest Love Affair" reads like a crisp Murakami short story set to a darlng Jay Ryan influenced line. Then the book takes a Sharpe turn towards Sam's more madcap style. "Every Celebrity Ever" does a good job of extending the brash guffaws of his Brunetti-flavor 1-panel gags into a full length story. His second piece is a charming Seth tribute called "Thick Masterson" I find doubly more entertaining than anything coming from Palookaville lately. -EF