An uproarious new essay collection from Washington, DC’s, infamous cult music hero and satirist.
Ian F. Svenonius
IAN F. SVENONIUS is the author of the underground best sellers Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group and The Psychic Soviet. He was also the host of VBS.tv’s Soft Focus, a different breed of chat show, where he interviewed Mark E. Smith, Genesis P. Orridge, Chan Marshall, Ian MacKaye, and others. As a musician he has created twenty-one albums and countless singles in various rock ’n’ roll combos (Chain & the Gang, Weird War, The Make-Up, The Nation of Ulysses, etc.). He lives in Washington, DC. His essay collection, Censorship Now!!, is his latest work.
Washington, DC–based rock ‘n’ roll antihero Ian F. Svenonius provides an unparalleled and exquisitely provocative how-to guide for rock bands.
In celebration of the release of Ian F. Svenonius’s Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock ‘n’ Roll Group, our latest Digit features excerpts from Ian’s book, along with the work of cult-rock authors Les Claypool (South of the Pumphouse), Lydia Lunch (Paradoxia), and Nick Zinner (Please Take Me Off the Guest List).