Best Music Writing 2008
Publication Date: October 2008
The ninth entry in the acclaimed series celebrating the best writing on every style of music, from rock to hip-hop, R&B to jazz, pop to blues, and more.
Nelson George is the award-winning author of a dozen books, including Hip Hop America. He lives in Brooklyn.
Daphne Carr writes about music for the Associated Press and Paper Thin Walls. She lives in New York City.
“Brimming over with vital stuff.”
London Metro, 10/08
“Something you can sink your teeth into.”
Nashville City Paper, October 2008
“always a treat and a delight…this year’s edition proves no different, and the scope, variety and quality are quite impressive.”
“I look forward to this anthology every year, and it never disappoints!”
Brick Weekly, 1/22/09
“There’s some pretty sharp stuff in here done by some real worldly cats. The entire book’s a joy to read.”
St. Joe Channel
“The latest edition in the fine series is a solid anthology made up of articles that discuss a wide range of topics and genres within the subject of music…There are many hits in this three hundred and twenty-seven pages of articles…Yet another good edition in a quality series.”