Trip or Squeek

Trip or Squeek

by Savage Pencil

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Overview

Collected together for the first time, these Trip or Squeek strips offer acerbic, lysergic and razor sharp observations on music, art and life. Featuring extensive notes, a discography and never-before-seen preparatory sketches by Savage Pencil, and an illustrated foreword by artist Gary Panter.

Savage Pencil's Trip or Squeek strips have been appearing in music magazine The Wire since 2002.

Acerbic, lysergic and razor sharp observations on music, art and life, Trip or Squeek continues a tradition of satirical illustration dating back to the 18th century, albeit one that has been dosed up via the '60s freak scene, Japanese monster movies and the weird fiction of HP Lovecraft.

Musical guest stars appearing in the book include: Steve Reich, Stockhausen, Moondog, Mark E Smith, Sonic Youth, Robert Wyatt, Suicide, Kraftwerk, Crass, Lou Reed, Jandek, Throbbing Gristle, Sleep and many more.

Containing over 100 comic strips, collected together for the first time, the book features extensive notes, a discography and never-before-seen preparatory sketches by Savage Pencil, and an illustrated foreword by artist Gary Panter.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781907222122
Publisher: MIT Press
Publication date: 10/17/2012
Series: Strange Attractor Press
Pages: 272
Product dimensions: 9.80(w) x 5.50(h) x 0.70(d)
Age Range: 18 Years

About the Author

Savage Pencil is the nom-de-plume of English music journalist Edwin Pouncey.

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