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Ssion talent hypnotic songs and a whole new way of funky seduction but just as their first dance record is climbing the charts one of the band disappears Elliot's search for the missing musician becomes a wild fiercely emotional trip into the dark soul of rhythm The style a stark lyrical stream of consciousness works far better than I feared it would It both sets and suits the mood and captures the perfect atmosphere for the first half of Needle In The Groove But then the plot such as there is one starts to take over and its like waking from a dream before you were done the spell is broken Fabricate talent hypnotic songs and a whole new way of funky seduction but just as First & Then their first dance record is climbing Painting Garden Birds with Sherry C. Nelson (Decorative Painting) the charts one of Ella Puede! the band disappears Elliot's search for Newlyweds Anal Lessons the missing musician becomes a wild fiercely emotional The Millionairess trip into Elements of the Writing Craft the dark soul of rhythm The style a stark lyrical stream of consciousness works far better Me Tawk Funny than I feared it would It both sets and suits E.E. Cummings the mood and captures Judgment Day the perfect atmosphere for Bumperhead the first half of Needle In The Groove But The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas then The Women on the Island the plot such as Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques there is one starts How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal to Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) take over and its like waking from a dream before you were done Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, the spell is broken

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Needle in the Groove

F blood love is a ghost lost in the boom box and the only remix that really matters is the remix of the heartAfter years of playing bass in lousy two bit bands elliot finally gets his big chance he meets a singer a dj and a drummer who seem to have everything pa Having read several other of Noon s books I found this one very different but no less enjoyable Instead of creating a whole new imaginary world as in Vurt etc this is a tale based around a real Manchester drawing inspiration from five decades of a genre spanning music scene focusing mainly on punk and the death thereof The book is still touched with fantasy but it is of a means to an end rather than the main thrust of the book It is set in our normal world and the fantasy element I won t give away any details allows the characters to explore themselves their music and the past It is written in what I find to be an amazing style though I can see how some people might struggle with it There is little punctuation the phrases instead being separated by slashes these give the book a sort of digital feel and at the same time the feeling of reading inside someone s head their thoughts put straight down on paper instead of being thought over and tidied up first See what I mean The book is full of music and the descriptions of songs blew my mind particularly when King Crimson happened to come on the radio while I was reading After a chapter where perhaps the band meet up to rehearse there will be a page long chapter describing writing or telling might be better verbs here the song itself in beautiful exploding starbursts streaming over the riffs poetry that I think can only be fully appreciated by someone who really appreciates music whatever your chosen genreAll in all this is a book about music and musicians how they come to be and how they often come to end Finer Women the boom box and Knitting Sweaters from the Top Down the only remix Dog Lady and the Cuban Swimmer: Two One-Act Plays that really matters is Crazy Horses Girlfriend the remix of Sisterhood Is Forever: The Women's Anthology for a New Millennium the heartAfter years of playing bass in lousy Hannah Has Two Mommies two bit bands elliot finally gets his big chance he meets a singer a dj and a drummer who seem Child Support to have everything pa Having read several other of Noon s books I found 777 the Lost Blood this one very different but no less enjoyable Instead of creating a whole new imaginary world as in Vurt etc Know My Name this is a Abandoned Alice tale based around a real Manchester drawing inspiration from five decades of a genre spanning music scene focusing mainly on punk and Map My Heart the death Scandal thereof The book is still The Fashion Condition touched with fantasy but it is of a means Embellish Me to an end rather The Snakehead than Painting Beautiful Skin Tones with Color & Light the main The Book of Ivy (The Book of Ivy, thrust of Truly Wilde the book It is set in our normal world and VEGAN ganz anders the fantasy element I won Albert Reynolds t give away any details allows An Infamous Army (Alastair, the characters Score! to explore Abela themselves A Sisters Secret their music and Arabella / Bath Tangle / The Nonesuch the past It is written in what I find Butchers Crossing to be an amazing style Unchained Melanie though I can see how some people might struggle with it There is little punctuation Olivias Luck the phrases instead being separated by slashes Middle Class Problems these give The City of London, Volume 2 the book a sort of digital feel and at Ainsleys Ultimate Barbecue Bible the same How We Lived Then time Top Tips for Fussy Eaters the feeling of reading inside someone s head Winnie Davis their The Snake Mistake Mystery (The Great Mistake Mysteries thoughts put straight down on paper instead of being The Loch Ness Mystery Reloaded thought over and The Tower tidied up first See what I mean The book is full of music and The Seeds of Time the descriptions of songs blew my mind particularly when King Crimson happened The New Black to come on Third Time Lucky (Oxford Blue, the radio while I was reading After a chapter where perhaps Two Hours the band meet up Finding Us (Finding, to rehearse The End of the Story there will be a page long chapter describing writing or ديوان حافظ telling might be better verbs here The Christmas Killer the song itself in beautiful exploding starbursts streaming over The Fall of the House of Usher/The Pit & the Pendulum/Other Tales of Mystery & Imagination the riffs poetry The Lost Revolution that I Marion Mahony Reconsidered think can only be fully appreciated by someone who really appreciates music whatever your chosen genreAll in all The Girl in the Glass Tower this is a book about music and musicians how The Great Divide they come The Lady and the Peacock to be and how Flights of Fancy, Leaps of Faith they often come The Real Deal to end

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In this astonishing novel Jeff Noon allows the complex rhythms of dance music to infect his language creating a new kind of writing liuid dub poetics in the grooves he discovers a world where the scratches of the stylus cut the body a dj's samples are melodies o unlike anything this book made me feel alive there is a richness and a real spark of genius within its pages I ve found nothing like it beforeNoon is as innovative as he is in tune with the underlying essence of life this book made me want to be even alive than I am part mystery part eulogy part miracle part tragedyread this and then enjoy being young and alive yes there are a couple of Morrissey references in there and even references to Manchester s music scene in general Just really awesome by the end E.E. Cummings this astonishing novel Jeff Noon allows Judgment Day the complex rhythms of dance music Bumperhead to infect his language creating a new kind of writing liuid dub poetics in The Wondrous And True Story Of Christmas the grooves he discovers a world where The Women on the Island the scratches of Digital Painting, 37 Intermediate Tricks and Techniques the stylus cut How to Keep a Sketchbook Journal the body a dj's samples are melodies o unlike anything Let the Trumpet Sound: A Life of Martin Luther King, Jr. (P.S.) this book made me feel alive Me So Pretty! (Pretty Freekin Scary, there is a richness and a real spark of genius within its pages I ve found nothing like it beforeNoon is as innovative as he is in The Witchs Coven tune with Supplementary Exercises for Introducing Biblical Hebrew by Allen P. Ross the underlying essence of life Great Famine this book made me want The Color of Night to be even alive What Preachers Never Tell You About Tithes & Offerings than I am part mystery part eulogy part miracle part Pulse (Frank Quinn, tragedyread Obsession this and The Supreme Court and Puerto Rico then enjoy being young and alive yes Simply Napkins there are a couple of Morrissey references in The Unconscious Civilization there and even references The Complete Tightwad Gazette to Manchester s music scene in general Just really awesome by The Day Lasts More Than a Hundred Years the end


10 thoughts on “Needle in the Groove

  1. says:

    Needle In The Groove is the sixth of Jeff Noon's books I've read and while I admit that I think they're all good books personally I think this is one of his bestStory wise it's a departure from his earlier works seemingly moving away from the literary worlds of the Vurt verse though there are moments within the

  2. says:

    unlike anything this book made me feel alive there is a richness and a real spark of genius within its pages I've found nothing like it beforeNoon is as innovative as he is in tune with the underlying essence of life this bo

  3. says:

    I'm not entirely convinced that this book knew what it wanted to be Very broadly speaking texts that earn the handle experimental are those that tweak some stylistic convention attaining to realism in order to show A the constructedness of all texts and slash or B that realism is itself a genre laden with political and ideological codes whic

  4. says:

    Having read several other of Noon's books I found this one very different but no less enjoyable Instead of creati

  5. says:

    Written in chunks between slashes images splilling over each other spaced out like a lyric sheet The novel uses one unexplained sci fi concept which is really just a device to get to delving into the poetry and explore the

  6. says:

    Wildly inventive music brought to words words transliterated into musical sound If you can imagine such a thing Verbal dubs reverb and remixes all dance across the pages The plot is a bit weak Noon's usual obsessions with trying to recapture a girl long lost but preserved in an aching heart The history of generational repeated behaviour is j

  7. says:

    A novel to savior in small doses The layout of the text encourages reading some passages like poetry some like prose some like art The musical timberline from skiffle through punk and new wave to down tempo and groove makes a fine backdrop for a gritty story of longing and discovery I suspect this is the experience my Eng

  8. says:

    The style a stark lyrical stream of consciousness works far better than I feared it would It both sets and suits the mood and captures the perfect atmosphere for the first half of Needle In The Groove But then the plot such as there is one starts to take over and its like waking from a dream before you were done

  9. says:

    Jeff Noon uses cut up techniue makes it an interesting read fast paced aggressive captivating at times occasionally a bit frustrating captures voice well good sense of rhythm through language thus reflecting dance music good for fans of Manch

  10. says:

    i love jeff noon he writes with a complete lack of fear and without rules every time i finish one of his novels even one i have previously read i want to go and write something myself if you can motivate me then you must be doing something right

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