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Trouble in the Camera Club: A Photographic Narrative of Toronto's Punk History 1976-1980
Brimming with nostalgia for one of the few major music movements of the last 30 years, this visual journey through punk history lays witness to the high-water mark of a golden era in music. In 1977, before he entered on to the punk scene himself, Don Pyle bought a 35 mm camera and began photographing some of the earliest gigs of Toronto punk acts and other visiting punk ar ...more
Paperback, 299 pages
Published May 1st 2011 by ECW Press
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An amazing read/look. Don Pyle was one of the few people who not only witnessed and lived the early punk rock scene in Toronto but happened to document wide swaths of it as an aspiring teen photographer. This book is essential not only for the amazing historical images but for Don's virtually encyclopedic and detailed knowledge and recall of the scene as someone who was not only part of it but is able to assess it now with the authoritative, outside eye of a cultural academic or sociologist. Fan ...more