JOE AMBROSE works as a writer, ﬁlmmaker, and DJ. As a member of experimental hip hop group Islamic Diggers, he has performed live with Lydia Lunch, Anita Pallenberg, Richard Hell, and Howard Marks. He is the author of seven previous books including two novels – Too Much Too Soon and Serious Time – praised by the Guardian as being “unputdownable”. His non-ﬁction includes Gimme Danger: The Iggy Pop Story, Moshpit Culture, and, with Frank Rynne, Hashishin. He co-produced with Rynne the 2CD 10% File Under Burroughs featuring tracks from William Burroughs, Brion Gysin, John Cale, Marianne Faithfull, and the Master Musicians of Joujouka. He is Literary Editor of outsideleft.com. A longtime activist on behalf of the Master Musicians of Joujouka, he co-directed the movies Destroy All Rational Thought and Joujouka.