Tag Archives: Chris Hewitt

Book review: BICKERSHAW FESTIVAL 50th ANNIVERSARY – Featuring Grateful Dead by Chris Hewitt

Bickershaw 50th

Dandelion Records & Books [Publication date 30.06.22] Author Chris Hewitt has carved out his own niche in rock and roll history as an author, archivist, record label and resource for period pa gear. The broad context for this book is … Continue reading

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Book review: THE DEVELOPMENT OF LARGE ROCK SOUND SYSTEMS – Volume 2 by Chris Hewitt

Chris Hewitt - The Development of Large Rock Sound System Volume 2

Dandelion Records & Books  [Publication date 08.01.22] Chris Hewitt’s second volume of “The Development of Large Rock Sound Systems” is a lavishly illustrated, 500 photograph strong opus which charts the rise of big PA systems in rock music. It further … Continue reading

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Book review: The Development Of Large Rock Sound Systems – Chris Hewitt

The Development Of Large Rock Sound Systems – Chris Hewitt

A Dandelion Records Book [Publication date 14.08.20] ‘The Development Of Large Rock Sound Systems’ is a book with no beginning and no end, but it has plenty of substance in the middle. Much like the other 7 books from the … Continue reading

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Book review: FLYPOSTING: Posters Of A Music Revolution by Chris Hewitt

Flyposting

Dandelion Records [Publication date 15.06.20] ‘Flyposting – Posters Of A Music Revolution’ doesn’t so  much document the radically changing times of the 70′s, as reflect an era when the medium became the message. Up until such times as when local … Continue reading

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DVD review: DEEPLY VALE FESTIVAL– 40th Anniversary Weekend

DEEPLY VALE FESTIVAL– 40th Anniversary Weekend

Ozit/Dandelion [Release date: 23.06.17] Steve Hillage the big headliner at the groundbreaking 1978 Deeply Vale Festival  describes the event as: “a legendary seminal event at an important moment in the development of British music culture in terms of free festivals.” … Continue reading

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Book review: MARTIN HANNETT – His Equipment And Strawberry Studios by Chris Hewitt

MARTIN HANNETT – His Equipment And Strawberry Studios by Chris Hewitt

Dandelion Records & Books [Publication date 07.04.17] Given the fact that the author Chris Hewitt has already released the exhaustive DVD ‘Martin Hannett – He Wasn’t Just The Fifth Member Of Joy Division’ and the book ‘The Pleasures Of The … Continue reading

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Book review: Tales of Deeply Vale Festival by Chris Hewitt

Tales of Deeply Vale Festival by Chris Hewitt

Ozit Morpheous records and books [Publication date October 2014] ‘Tales of Deeply Vale Festival’ is an aptly titled box comprising a book, and 6 CD’s. It was effectively started in 1996, when author Chris Hewitt, Dave Edwards, Cliff Jackson and … Continue reading

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DVD review: Martin Hannett – He Wasn’t Just The Fifth Member Of Joy Division

        Ozit  [Released 10.05.14] Described as a’ rough cut reportage style documentary based on an original idea by Anthony Ryan Carter’ a.k.a. Tosh Ryan who occupies an insightful centre-piece  to film, this fly on the wall style … Continue reading

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