Books and Other Projects



Staring at Sound

The True Story of Oklahoma’s Fabulous Flaming Lips

(Broadway Books, 2006)



Let It Blurt

The Life and Times of Lester Bangs, America’s Greatest Rock Critic

(Broadway Books, 2000)



Turn On Your Mind

Four Decades of Great Psychedelic Rock

(Hal Leonard, 2003)



Milk It!

Collected Musings on the Alternative Music Explosion of the ’90s

(Da Capo, 2003)



Kill Your Idols

A New Generation of Rock Writers Reconsiders the Classics

Edited by Jim DeRogatis and Carmél Carrillo

(Barricade Books, 2003)



Sheperd Paine

The Life and Work of a Master Modeler and Military Historian

(Coming from Schiffer Books, May 2008)


Sound Opinions

The World’s Only Rock ’n’ Roll Talk Show





Contributions to various anthologies and collections