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 …
Published by Conundrum Press
128p, b&w with some color, hardcover, 7"x9.5"
Bunjavec does balls-out Eastern European noir - immigrant malaise, broiling in cigarette smoke and stewing in cheap whiskey, drawn with a cross hatch that gives R.Crumb a run for the money. I love Heartless- perfectly portrayed runny makeup and juicy lips, seedy clubs and psychic advice delving into the shambles of a lonely world to hit something poignant and true. -EF