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Wreckers Of Civilisation: The Story Of COUM Transmissions & Throbbing Gristle by Simon Ford Black Dog Publishing PBK £19.95)

Don Watson, The Wire, March 1999

JG BALLARD once said that rock journalism at its best was a medium for the "real news", a means of conveying what he called the psychopathology of everyday life.

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