Kill Your Idols event with editors Jim DeRogatis and Carmel Carrillo plus contributors live at Quimby?s
Friday, July 16th, 8:00 PM
In KILL YOUR IDOLS: A NEW GENERATION OF ROCK WRITERS RECONSIDERS THE CLASSICS thirty-five of the best rock writers of Generations X and Y each weigh in on an album that’s universally considered “a classic”?but which they think sucks. Kill Your Idols is edited by Jim DeRogatis and Carm?l Carrillo.
Jim DeRogatis is the author of MILK IT! COLLECTED MUSINGS ON THE ALTERNATIVE MUSIC EXPLOSION OF THE ’90S and TURN ON YOUR MIND:FOUR DECADES OF GREAT PSYCHEDELIC ROCK. Born in Jersey City, New Jersey, the year the Beatles arrived in America, Jim DeRogatis began voicing his opinions about rock ?n? roll shortly thereafter. He is currently the pop music critic at the Chicago Sun-Times and a contributor to Spin.
The event will be a reading and along with Editors Jim DeRogatis (Chicago Sun-Times) and Carm?l Carrillo; contributing essayists Dave Chamberlain (New City), Allison Augstyn (Pioneer Press), Chris Martiniano, Bobby Reed, Chrissie Dickinson, Bob Mehr (Chicago Reader) and Anders Smith Lindall will also read and agitate.
More info is at: www.jimdero.com & www.soundopinions.net