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Small Axe Bookzine 16Bob AndyMuzik Tree
Great interview with Jamaican singer Bob Andy about his time at Studio 1 with Coxsone, as member of The Paragons, duets with Marcia Griffiths and his solo...
Small Axe Bookzine 19Dennis AlcaponeMuzik Tree
Legendary Jamaican DJ Dennis Alcapone talking with Small Axe author Ray Hurford about working with Studio 1, Duke Reid, Lee Perry, Keith Hudson and Striker...
Small Axe Bookzine 17Willi WilliamsMuzik Tree
Again in conversation with Ray Hurford, Willi Williams touches on his time at Studio 1, his huge hit "Armagideon Time" working with Yabby U and his solo...
Blues PeopleBy LeRoi Jones (Amiri Baraka)Harper Perennial
Seminal work from playwright, poet, critic and activist LeRoi Jones, later known as Amiri Baraka, in which the author traces the influence of jazz and...
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We B* GirlzPhotographs by Martha CooperpowerHouse Books
In 1985, B-Boys were all the rage, but where were the girls? Fast-forward twenty years for the answer: We B*Girlz, a lively look at the hot and happenin’...
AutografNew York City's Graffiti WriterspowerHouse Books
A never-before-seen chronicle of the people and places that populate New York’s famed graf scene. Featuring old-school legends FUTURA, STAY HIGH 149,...
DiscoThe Bill Bernstein PhotographsReel Art Press
Stunning photography by Bill Bernstein. Containing many previously unpublished photographs, Disco takes the viewer on an access- all-areas tour of late-70s...
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Richard BochThe Mudd ClubFeral House
The Mudd Cub was a loud, dirty dream with a radical aesthetic born of punk, and the celebrityèinfused performance art and East Village art scene. There...
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The TripAndy Warhol's Plastic Fantastic Cross-Country AdventureBy Deborah DavisAtria Books
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 60% OFF!!! In 1963, up-and-coming artist Andy Warhol took a road trip across America. What began as a madcap, drug-fueled...
Patti SmithCollected Lyrics 1970-2015Ecco
USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER 60% OFF!!Patti Smith is a multi-disciplined artist and performer with her work rooted in poetry. Here is a revised and updated version...
Keeping an Eye Open - Essays on ArtJulian BarnesAlfred A. Knopf
USA HARDBACK OVER 60% OFF An extraordinary collection - the seventeen essays gathered here help trace the arc from Romanticism to Realism and into Modernism;...
Groove Interrupted Loss, Renewal, and the Music of New OrleansSt. Martin's Press
60% OFF!The recent history of New Orleans is fraught with tragedy and triumph. Both are reflected in the city’s vibrant, idiosyncratic music community....
Dylan Goes Electric!Newport, Seeger, Dylan, and the Night that Split the SixtiesDey St
USA IMPIORT HARDBACK OVER 50% OFF!One of the music world’s pre-eminent critics takes a fresh and much-needed look at the day Dylan “went electric”...
1965The Most Revolutionary Year in MusicThomas Dunne Books
IMPORT USA HARDBACK 50% OFF 1965 was the year rock and roll evolved into the premier art form of its time and accelerated the drive for personal freedom...
Me, Blondie, and the Advent Of PunkChris Stein / NegativeRizzoli
USA IMPORT DELUXE HARDBACK GROOVY PHOTOGRAPHY BOOK - OVER 60% OFF!On the occasion of Blondie's fortieth anniversary, Chris Stein shares his iconic and...
Anyone Who Had A HeartMy Life and Music - Burt BacharachAtlantic Books
Burt Bacharach is one of the most celebrated and legendary song-writers of the twentieth century. Throughout his sixty year career he has worked with artists...
Niemeyer (Taschens Basic Architecture)by Philip JodidioTaschen
Niemeyer is the man! Brazilian curves a plenty from the modernism of Brasilia and beyond. Until his death at age 104, Oscar Niemeyer (1907-2012) was an...
Post Punk Then and Nowby Sue Clayton,‎ Kodwo Eshun,‎ Green GartsideRepeater
What were the conditions of possibility for art and music-making before the era of neoliberal capitalism? What role did punk play in turning artists to...
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Rotten : No Irish, No Blacks, No DogsThe Autobiography Of John LydonPlexus
A definitive key to understanding the man that was Rotten - file alongside other punk essentials such as Jon Savage's 'England's Dreaming'. Johnny Rotten's...
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No Simple HighwayA Cultural History of the Grateful DeadSt. Martin's Press
USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK - 60% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!For almost three decades, the Grateful Dead was America's most popular touring band. No Simple Highway...
You Are Not Alone: Michael: Through a Brother's Eyesby Jermaine JacksonSimon & Schuster
You Are Not Alone is an intimate, loving portrait of Michael Jackson, by his brother Jermaine, illuminating the private man like never before. It is an...
Brazilian JiveFrom Samba to Bossa and RapReaktion Books
60% off RRP!In Brazilian Jive, David Treece uncovers the genius of Brazilian song, both as a sophisticated, articulate art form crafted out of the dialogue...
A Choice Of WeaponsThe Autobiography Of Gordon ParksMinnesota Historical Society Press
Gordon Parks (1912-2006) - the groundbreaking photographer, writer, composer, activist, and filmmaker - was only sixteen in 1928 when he moved from Kansas...
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Loft Jazz: Improvising New York in the 1970sby Michael C. HellerUniversity of California Press
"A long-awaited, in-depth study of the loft music phenomena of the 1970s. Based on firsthand accounts, it tells the story of musicians, largely African...
Love Saves The DayA History Of American Dance Music Culture, 1970-1979Duke University Press
Essential, thorough book on the underground New York Disco scene of the 1970s written by Tim Lawrence (who also wrote the sleevenotes for Soul Jazz Records'...
Words of Our Mouth, Meditations of Our Heartby Kenneth Bilby
This is the first book devoted to the studio musicians who were central to Jamaica's popular-music explosion. With color portraits and interview excerpts,...
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Networks of Sound, Style and Subversion:by Nick CrossleyManchester
This book examines the birth of punk in the UK and its transformation, within a short period of time, into post-punk. Deploying innovative concepts of...
Music Is The Weapon Of The FutureFifty Years Of African Popular MusicLawrence Hill Books
From the unique voice of Salif Keita and the hard funk of Fela Kuti to the poignant blues of Cesaria Evora and the upbeat swing of South African township...
Cover StoryAlbum Cover Artwaxpoetics
£17.99 reduced to £8 here! Groovy Wax Poetics record covers bookThe second book by Wax Poetics is a vivid exploration of the record cover - eye candy...
Giant StepsBebop and the Creators of Modern Jazz, 1945-65 By:
Giant Steps examines the most important figures in the creation of modern jazz, detailing the emergence of bebop through the likes of Dizzy Gillespie,...
On&by Christian Marclayby Jean-pierre CriquiWhitechapel Gallery
Influencing a generation of artists, musicians and theorists, Christian Marclay has explored the interplay between sound, audio cultures and art across...
A Mighty Long WayMy Journey to Justice at Little Rock Central High SchoolOne World
Breaking her silence at last and sharing her story for the first time, Carlotta Walls has written an engrossing memoir that is a testament not only to...
The Ghosts Of SongsThe Film Art Of The Black Audio CollectiveLiverpool University Press
Import USA Hardback edition book.This enthralling book is the first to assess the oeuvre of Black Audio Film Collective, (BAFC) one of Britain s...
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...
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