- Nov. 28, 2017
-- With the impending 20th Anniversary coming at the end of January, Music Street Journal embarked on a quest to publish all of the archives in book form. That project has now been completed as all past articles have been published. For the first time ever the current issue has been released in book (hardcover and paperback) form at the same time it went live online.
The first issue of Music Street Journal was released as an email document on February 1st, 1998. Since then the publication has grown into a website and continued by releasing an issue every two months. Music Street Journal publishes music reviews (CD, video, concert and more) along with music interviews. The primary focus is on progressive rock, but they cover everything.
While the first few years were organized differently, starting with 2006 each issue of Music Street Journal has been released as an independent book. All of the books are available in hardcover and paperback. The paperback editions of the first 11 books (up to 2002 Volume 1) along with a handful of others are available at Amazon and other outlets. All the books will eventually be available there, but for now the rest can be purchased exclusively at lulu.com/strangesound while those first 11 and a handful of others can be obtained at lulu and the additional sources.
That online bookstore at lulu.com/strangesound also has books by Gary Hill. Hill publishes Music Street Journal and is an author of such books as "The Strange Sound of Cthulhu: Music Inspired by the Writings of H.P. Lovecraft" and "Poetry of the Air: A Collection of Love Letters from Musicians to Music."
Music Street Journal can be found at musicstreetjournal.com. All articles ever published at the site are available sorted by artist and issue via text links at the top of the page. Additional material (audio interviews, photo galleries and much more) is available in the members area for as little as 6 dollars. A "click to register" link on the main page of the site reveals membership options.