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Summary é The Decibel Diaries Ç PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free ´ Sometimes a rock concert is than just an event Every so often a band’s performance becomes a musical milestone a cultural watershed a political statement and a personal apotheosis On any given night a rock concert can tell Ng a plangent plaintive postmodern synergy For each event Alan shows us what it was like to be there and telescopes out to reveal how this show fit into the arc of the artist’s career the artist’s place in music and the music’s place in the wider world Taken together The Decibel Diaries is a visceral and visionary portrait of nearly fifty years of rock ’n’ ro. Given the so loose its almost not even there throughline of this biography and the occasional bits of repetition it wouldve worked much better spaced out over time as a series of blog posts for example But still some fascinating and envy inducing recollections of seeing incredible bands at important periods in their careers

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Director at WZLX in Boston chronicles a lifetime in rock with a tour through fifty concerts that defined such moments from Crosby Stills Nash Young playing in the rain when Richard Nixon resigned to Talking Heads and the first stirrings of punk in the basement bars of New York and Boston to the bluegrass angel Alison Krauss and the adaptable veteran Robert Plant forgi. As someone who attended rock concerts regularly through the time period covered here by Alan I was as interested in his memories as in any insights to the music or culture he might provide His memories were interesting albeit rather cursory His insights Well he's no Lester Bangs but that's ok His trip down memory lane triggered many memories of my own which made my journey through his book enjoyable Frank Hoppe KCSN

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The Decibel DiariesSometimes a rock concert is than just an event Every so often a band’s performance becomes a musical milestone a cultural watershed a political statement and a personal apotheosis On any given night a rock concert can tell the truth about who we are where we are and what’s going on in music and life right now In The Decibel Diaries Carter Alan longtime DJ and music. Carter Alan is a DJ and the program director for the classic rock radio station WZLX in Boston Over his career he has been on the forefront of the music industry He was instrumental in getting U2 to the United States when DJs had that kind of influence over programming This book is a collection of essays that chronicle 50 years worth of concerts Alan has attended These stories are both anecdotal and critical He has chosen to write about the top names in music beginning in the 1970s Although he is a fan of all of the artists included he has not sugar coated any of the mistakes that they may have made during their show One has to remember it is one night in their career and we all don’t have good days all the time Alan’s anecdotes are funny and entertaining as well as informative It may bring you back to your own similar concert experiences If you don’t like a particular artist you can skip over as each concert is its own chapter This was a thoroughly entertaining book —Barb