Alex V. Cook

Alex V. Cook is a music critic from Baton Rouge and music editor for His work has appeared in the Oxford American, the Wire, and metal magazine Hails and Horns. His first book, Darkness, Racket, and Twang, was published by Side Cartel in 2006. He blogs furiously at

  • July/August 2008: Interview with Ian MacKaye
    The founder of Dischord Records, Minor Threat, and Fugazi is trying to disengage music from the domain of drunken adults.
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