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Andrew McMillen

Andrew McMillen is a freelance journalist and author based in Brisbane. His work has been published in Rolling Stone and elsewhere. His first book is Talking Smack: Honest Conversations About Drugs (UQP, 2014), in which leading musicians share their thoughts on, and experiences with, illicit, prescription, and legal drugs.

Andrew McMillen reviews 'Yeah Yeah Yeah: The story of modern pop' by Bob Stanley

December 2014, no. 367 01 December 2014
It is difficult to imagine a more satisfying long-form narrative about pop music than Yeah Yeah Yeah. Although the book runs to almost 800 pages, British author Bob Stanley writes with such authority and infectious passion that the momentum never skips a beat. Beginning with the first British hit parade and the popularisation of the electric guitar, Stanley traces the arc through to modern forms s ... (read more)