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    Dancehall BookThe Rise Of Jamaican Dancehall CultureSoul Jazz Books
    New 10th anniversary edition on Soul Jazz Books/Soul Jazz Records of this now classic large format deluxe book - the definitive photography book and essential...
    Disco: An Encyclopedic guide to the cover art of disco Presented by Disco Patrick and Patrick Vogt Soul Jazz Books
    OUT NOW! New 400-page 12"x12" deluxe heavyweight book on Soul Jazz Records/Books. Foreword by Tom Moulton and Nicky Siano (The Gallery). Presented...
    NEW EDITION Freedom, Rhythm and Sound BOOKBy Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Records
    Large format (12" x 12") plexi-bound deluxe book, 180 page, 100s of killer sleeves! -------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Soul...
    Cover Art of Studio One RecordsDeluxe Hardback 12x12" 200 page BookSoul Jazz Books
    Available for limited period at special discount price! 100% Absolutely essential! Super-deluxe 12x12" hardback 200 page plus, hundreds of classic Studio...
    Punk 45: The Singles Cover Art of Punk 1976-80Edited by Jon Savage and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
    Soul Jazz Records’ massive deluxe 400-page Punk 45s cover art book edited and compiled by Jon Savage (author of the seminal book on punk, England’s...
    Bossa Nova and the Rise of Brazilian Music in the 1960sBOOK Edited by Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
    Currently out of print!This is the first ever collection of bossa nova record cover artwork, featuring stunning modernist and revolutionary designs that...
      Voguing: Voguing and the House Ballroom Scene of New York City 1989-92Photographs and interviews by Chantal Regnault, Introduction by Tim LawrenceSoul Jazz Books
      BACK IN PRINT!!! The ESSENTIAL book about Voguing featuring 200+ photographs, interviews and text on the LEGENDS of the House Ballroom Scene of New York...
      New York Noise BookArt and Music from the New York Underground 1978-88Soul Jazz Books
      SORRY, OUT OF PRINT!For anyone in the slightest bit interested in New York's vibrant art and music scenes in the 1980s, this is an essential book...
        KanavalVodou, Politics and Revolution on the Streets of Haiti by Leah GordonSoul Jazz Books
        Currently out of print“This book contains the most disturbing but exhilarating photographs you are ever likely to see" Bill DrummondSoul Jazz Records'...
          Reggae 45 SoundsystemThe Label Art of Reggae Singles, A Visual History of Jamaican Reggae 1959-79Soul Jazz Books
          Reggae Soundsystem 45! is a new stunning deluxe 500 page flexibound book that features over 1000  full size record label 45 rpm single designs that...
          Reggae SoundsystemOriginal Reggae Album Cover ArtSoul Jazz Books
          Reggae Soundsystem! is a new deluxe 200 page hard-back 12”x12” book featuring hundreds of stunning full size record cover designs that span...
          Cuba: Original Album Cover Art of Cuban MusicCompiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart BakerSoul Jazz Books
          OUT NOW! ‘Cuba: Music and Revolution: Original Album Cover Art of Cuban Music: Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1959-90 ’ is a stunning...
          90 Degrees of ShadeOver 100 Years of Photography in the CaribbeanIntroduction by Paul Gilroy
          Fantastic new deluxe large format hardback 12" x 12" book from Soul Jazz Books featuring 100 years of photography in the Caribbean. From Calypso to...
          • SJ Book (2.5kg) £30.00 £25.00
            In stockAdd to Bag
          Lindo Sonho Delirante vol.3: 100 fearless records from Brazil (1986-2000)by Bento AraujoPoeira Press
          ONLY AVAILABLE ON PRE-ORDER Wicked new book from Brazil! 3rd and final in this great series of Brazil record cover art books! PREVIOUS 2 are SOLD OUT! Pre-order...
          • Book (650g)£30.00
            Expected 25 DecPreorder
          Black Fire! New Spirits! BOOKImages of A Revolution : Radical Jazz in the USA 1960-75Soul Jazz Books
          Featuring: John Coltrane, Miles Davis, Pharoah Sanders, Albert Ayler, Ornette Coleman, Roland Kirk, Art Ensemble of Chicago, Alice Coltrane, Eric Dolphy,...
          Andrew Weatherall: A Jockey Slut TributeJockey Slut
          Andrew Weatherall was the acid house generation’s most inspiring DJ and producer, renowned for his work on Primal Scream’s epoch-defining ‘Screamadelica’...
          • Book (400g)£15.00
            Expected 11 DecPreorder
          Stanley DonwoodThere Will Be No QuietThames & Hudson
          SUPER COOL AND AWESOME deluxe 400 page hardback book featuring stunning artwork from Radiohead artwork mainman Donwood! Includes contributions by...
          Mister Good Times: The Enthralling Life Story of a Legendary DJBy Norman JayDialogue Books
          It's Norman Jay's life innit - Buy this book! Norman Jay is the man! This is a wicked book covering Norman's DJ'ing life in music - Notting Hill Carnival,...
          Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital (and Back)by Oli Freke
          Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital (and Back) celebrates their impact on music and culture by providing a comprehensive and meticulously researched...
          • Book (350g)£18.00
            Expected 25 NovPreorder
          The Record Players: DJ RevolutionariesBy Bill Brewster and Frank BroughtonVirgin Books
          OVER 60% OFF RETAIL PRICE - ESSENTIAL BOOK!From the writers of 'Last Night A DJ Saved My Life', Bill Brewster & Frank Broughton have come up trumps again...
          All Crews: Journey's Through Jungle/Drum & Bass CultureBy Brian Belle-FortuneVision Publishing
          Killer book on the evolution of Jungle and Drum and Bass in the UK. The raves, the shops, the djs, the mcs. Essential! "The Definitive book on Jungle"....
          FactoryThe Story Of The Record LabelVirgin Books
          NEW UK PAPERBACK Over 50% off original price!Factory Records' fame and fortune were based on two bands - Joy Division and New Order - and one...
          24 Hour Party PeopleThe Story Of Tony Wilson and Factory RecordsChannel 4 Books
          Really funny and great book by the late Tony Wilson, founder of Factory Records. The story was later made into an equally funny and great  film of...
          Last Night A DJ Saved My LifeThe History Of The Disc JockeyHeadline
          To celebrate 100 years of DJing, Bill Brewster and Frank Broughton have expanded and updated their classic account of the history of the disc jockey.The...
          Young Soul RebelsA Personal History of Northern SoulPolygon
          Stuart Cosgrove's Young Soul Rebel sets up a compelling and intimate story of northern soul, Britain's most fascinating musical underground scene, and...
          The HaciendaHow Not To Run A ClubPocket Books
          Peter Hook, as co-founder of Joy Division and New Order, has been shaping the course of popular music for thirty years. He provided the propulsive bass...
          Musica BrasileiraA History of Popular Music and the People of BrazilMarion Boyars
          Written by Claus Schreiner, this is an excellent book covering all aspects of Brazilian music from its roots through the 60s, 70s and onwards. Recommended!
          Shades Of BlackAssembling Black Arts In 1980s BritainDuke University Press
          Import USA Paperback editionIn the 1980s - at the height of Thatcherism and in the wake of civil unrest and rioting in a number of British cities - the...
          Black Power 50Edited by Sylviane A. Diouf and Komozi WoodwardForeword by Khalil Gibran Muhammad
          OVER 50% OFF! WICKED USA large format paperback - nice pix, loads of textBlack Power burst onto the world scene in 1966 with ideas, politics, and fashion...
          FanzinesThe DIY RevolutionChronicle Books
          TOTALY AWESOME USA BIG, BIG, LARGE FORMAT BOOK on DIY punk fanzines. Over 200 + pages loads flyers, artwork, text - really good. 60% OFF ORIGINAL RETAIL...
          Bop ApocalypseJazz, Race, the Beats, and DrugsDa Capo
          USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF !!!!! Having spent a lifetime immersed in the world where music and drugs overlap, Martin Torgoff reveals material...
          Junior TomlinFlyer & Cover ArtVelocity Press
          VERY LIMITED OFFER £7 OFF!!! FIRST 20 copies SIGNED by Junior Tomlin! Showcasing the mastermind behind some of the most iconic rave flyers and record...
          Detroit 67The Year That Changed SoulBy Stuart CosgrovePolygon
          WICKED BOOK ONLY £5!!!!Detroit 67 is the story of Motor City in the year that changed everything. Twelve chapters take you on a turbulent year-long journey...
          Dark MagusThe Jekyll and Hyde Life of Miles DavisBackbeat
          USA HARDBACK IMPORT 60% OFF - essential book!"Dark Magus" is a warts-and-all look at the real Miles Davis. As told by his son, this book strips away the...
          PrinceInside the Music and the MasksSt Martin's Griffin
          NEW USA IMPORT PAPERBACK £6 BARGAIN! Prince is the first book to give full treatment to his thirty-five-year career. Acclaimed music journalist Ronin...
          Running The Voodoo DownThe Electric Music Of Miles DavisBackbeat Books
          This book re-assesses Miles Davis' "electric period" and analyzes its continuing influence on contemporary music. While jazz purists often revile this...
          You Better Work! Underground Dance Music In New YorkKai FikentscherNew England
          Oh yes! A little gem of a book - For anyone interested in Larry Levan, Francois K, Danny Tenaglia, Claussel, Krivit, Louie Vega, Frankie Knucles, Vinyl...
          Street PoisonThe Biography of Iceberg SlimDoubleday
          USA HARDBACK IMPORT BOOK - 60% OFF!!!!The first and definitive biography of one of America's bestselling, notorious, and influential writers of the twentieth...
          The VultureBy Gil Scott-HeronCanongate
          Gil-Scott Heron's book was first published in 1970. THE VULTURE is a hip and fast-moving thriller. It relates the strange story of the murder of a teenage...
          Now and ThenThe Poems Of Gil Scott-HeronCannongate
          This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes...
          Hot Stuff : Disco and the Remaking of American CultureBy Alice EcholsNorton
          HARDBACK USA IMPORT BOOK 60% OFF!!!In the 1970s, as disco engulfed America, the question, "Do you wanna dance?" became divisive, even explosive. In this...
          GoldieAll Things RememberedFaber & Faber
          50% OFF!!!!!! HARDBACKBACK The man, the myth, the man ... Who better to tell the story of the gentrification of a musical genre than the man who started...
          Kill 'Em and LeaveSearching for the Real James BrownOrion books
          The music of James Brown was almost a genre in its own right, and he was one of the biggest and most influential cultural figures of the twentieth century....
          Voodoo, Truth and Fantasy (aka Voodoo Search for the Spirit)By Laennec HurbonNew Horizons
          A bit like the Rough Guide to Reggae - except for Voodoo. Recommended! Out of Africa came the cult of spirits who could enter human beings and cross...
          • Original Book (250g)£10.00
            Original UK paperback in good condition
            100% Guarantee on this and all Original Vinyl at Sounds Of The Universe - 'if you're not happy we're not happy' or your money back!
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          Hold On To Your DreamsArthur Russell And The Downtown Music Scene, 1973-1992Duke University Press
          If you are in anyway interested in Arthur Russell then you have to buy this book! 400-odd pages of seriously researched stuff - this is Arthur Russell's...
          PrinceA Private ViewSt Martins Press
          SUPERB USA HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF RRP - THAT's £14 OFF!!!! NOT AVAILABLE NEW ON AMAZON & A BARGAIN! Introduced by Beyonce, wicked rare pix and text...
          Cowboys and IndiesThe Epic History of the Record IndustrySt. Martin's Press
          NEW USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK Over 50% off RRP!Cowboys and Indies is the definitive record business bible, chronicling the pioneers...
          JoniThe AnthologyPicaador
          Import USA Hardback edition book OVER 50% OFF!!!! CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! In collecting materials long unavailable, rare, or otherwise difficult to find,...
          Traditional Music in Coastal LouisianaThe 1934 Lomax Recordings by Joshua Clegg CafferyLouisiana State University Press
          £25 OFF!!! OVER 60% OFF!!! DELUXE USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK!!! 300+ PAGES - nice! Alan Lomax's prolific sixty-four-year career as a folklorist and musicologist...
          All Hopped Up And Ready To GoMusic From The Streets Of New York 1927-1977W.W.Norton
          WICKED BOOK - 400+ pages USA IMPORT PAPERBACK 60% OFFWicked latin to punk to hip-hop - it's all here! Wow! An incredibly thorough, 450 page history of...