Vivienne Westwood, an influential fashion maverick who played a key role in the punk movement, died yesterday at 81.
“Vivienne Westwood who with Malcom and Jamie Reid created the best/most shocking/thought provoking pieces from the great art of the punk rock era”, Jeff Ament wrote on his Instagram, “I just happened to be wearing my tribute shirt when I heard.”
Ament also shared the list of his 2022 favorite books. You can watch the list on his Instagram.
Born in Reggio Emilia in 1980. He created pearljamonline.it in 2001 and wrote the first edition of “Pearl Jam Evolution” in 2009 along with his wife Daria. He is collaborating with Barracuda Style and HvsR, he has collaborated with Rolling Stone, Rockol and Il Fatto Quotidiano. Since 2022, he is behind 2 podcasts: “Pearl Jam dalla A alla Z” and “Fuori Orario: Not Another Podcast”. He continues relentlessly to try to find “beautiful melodies that say terrible things”.
Favorite song: Present Tense
Favorite album: No Code
Favorite bands/artists other than PJ: Tom Waits, Ramones, Bruce Springsteen, IDLES, Fontaines D.C., Mark Lanegan, Cat Power, Dead Kennedys