Every Record Has A Story

Joseph Buddenberg
Soul Craft
Published in
2 min readMay 21, 2022


Photograph by Author

Every record has a story.

His Hero is Gone — Fifteen Counts of Arson.

I still love how angry and venomous this record is. Somehow both bleak and hopeful.

I found this at Wooden Shoe Books in Philadelphia in January 2003. I was 18. I remember the volunteer telling us there was a recent fire at Wooden Shoe, there were still some visible signs of damage throughout the…