Opera, Jazz, Rock, Pop

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BAND WITH BUILT-IN HATE: THE WHO FROM POP ART TO PUNK

Written by Stanfield, Peter
"The best book on The Who. Stanfield understands that they were built entirely around opposition--they didn't want to be The Beatles or The Stones; they didn't even want to be The Who most of the time. He smartly states the case for peak Who as transgressive . . .
March 22, 2021 | Hardcover | Reaktion Books |
$22.50
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NADIA BOULANGER AND HER WORLD

Nadia Boulanger (1887-1979) was arguably one of the most iconic figures in twentieth-century music, and certainly among the most prominent musicians of her time. For many composers-- especially Americans from Aaron Copland to Philip Glass--studying with Boulanger in Paris or Fontainebleau was a formative moment in a creative career.
November 19, 2020 | PB | University of Chicago Press |
$35.00
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BEATBOXING: HOW HIP-HOP CHANGED THE FIGHT GAME

Written by Snyder, Todd D
From Mike Tyson to Tupac, from Roy Jones Jr. to J. Prince... Step into a world of rap moguls turned fight promoters, boxers turned rappers, and rappers turned boxers. Daryl McDonald of the iconic rap group Run-D.M.C once argued that Muhammad Ali's "Float like a butterfly, sting like a bee" was hip-hop's most famous lyric.
November 3, 2021 | Paperback | Hamilcar Publications | 280 Pages |
$18.99
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DEPECHE MODE BY ANTON CORBIJN

Since 1986, Dutch master Anton Corbijn's timeless and brooding aesthetic has cemented Depeche Mode's reputation as effortlessly cool and cutting edge.
May 23, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 512 Pages |
$150.00
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BRUCE W. TALAMON. SOUL. R&B. FUNK. PHOTOGRAPHS 1972-1982

Written by Cleage, Pearl
"For ten glorious years, I had the best seat in the house."--Bruce W. Talamon
June 1, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 376 Pages |
$50.00
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JAZZ COVERS

Written by Paulo, Joaquim
Part design history, part trip down musical memory lane, this anthology of jazz album artwork is above all a treasure trove of creative and cultural inspiration. Spanning half a century, it assembles the most daring and dynamic jazz cover designs that helped make and shape not only a musical genre but also a particular way of experiencing life.
April 19, 2021 | Hardcover | Taschen | 552 Pages |
$60.00
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COVER ART OF BLUE NOTE RECORDS: THE COLLECTION

Written by Callingham, Glyn
The Cover Art of Blue Note Records is Graham Marsh and Glyn Callingham's classic collection of the finest record sleeves produced by the celebrated Blue Note record label. This new edition is the complete compilation of the original volumes published nearly two decades ago.
May 4, 2021 | Hardcover | Collins & Brown | 240 Pages |
$24.95
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BOB DYLAN: NO DIRECTION HOME

Written by Shelton, Robert
This lavishly illustrated and thoughtfully abridged edition of THE classic book on Dylan--published to coincide with Dylan's 80th birthday (May 24, 1941)--is a must for all Dylan aficionados.
May 4, 2021 | Hardcover | Sterling | 304 Pages |
$32.95
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BEESWING: LOSING MY WAY AND FINDING MY VOICE 1967-1975

Written by Thompson, Richard
An intimate look at the early years of one of the world's most significant and influential guitarists and songwriters. In this moving and immersive memoir, Richard Thompson, international and longtime beloved music legend, recreates the spirit of the 1960s, where he found, and then lost, and then found his way again.
April 6, 2021 | Hardcover | Algonquin Books | 304 Pages |
$27.95
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NONBINARY: A MEMOIR

Written by P-Orridge, Genesis
A revealing and beautifully open memoir from pioneering industrial music artist, visual artist, and transgender icon Genesis P-Orridge In this groundbreaking book spanning decades of artistic risk-taking, the inventor of "industrial music," founder of Throbbing Gristle and Psychic TV, and world-renowned fine artist with COUM Transmissions Genesis P-Orridge (1950-2020) takes us on a jo
June 15, 2021 | Hardcover | Abrams Press |
$26.00

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