Happy book birthday to Needles and Plastic: The Story of Flying Nun Records, 1981-1988 by Matthew Goody. AND congratulations on being picked by @pitchfork as a Best Music Book of 2022!

“Goody tells detailed stories about each record and artist, from the Chills to Tall Dwarfs to the Bats, and unearths a sparkling wealth of photos and ephemera, building a rich document of how exciting and resourceful this scene was.” - Marc Masters, Pitchfork.

#NeedlesandPlastic is now available from bookstores everywhere, Third Man physical and digital storefronts. A special limited edition signed by The Clean and The Bats’ Robert Scott is also available direct from Third Man Books. For more info, check out Third Man Books.