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    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 here! Direct from Brazil - Wicked new Brazilian book featuring 100 underground Brazilian records from the 1980s and 90s and their artwork - lots of Brazilian post-punk, post-Tropicalia, Brazilian...
    • Book (650g)£30.00
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    Synthesizer Evolution: From Analogue to Digital (and Back) celebrates their impact on music and culture by providing a comprehensive and meticulously researched directory of every major synthesizer, drum machine and sampler made between 1963 and 1995. Each featured instrument is illustrated by hand and shown alongside its vital statistics and some fascinatingly...
    • Book (350g)£18.00
      Expected 25 NovPreorder
    ‘Cuba: Music and Revolution: Original Album Cover Art of Cuban Music: Record Sleeve Designs of Revolutionary Cuba 1959-90 ’ is a stunning new deluxe 250-page large format hardback book compiled and edited by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker (Soul Jazz Records) that features many 100s of stunning and unique Cuban record sleeve designs made since...
    • Book (2.2kg) Limited Exclusive SIGNED Copy£35.00 £30.00
      Expected 02 NovPreorder
    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 covers of the late eighties and early nineties, Junior Tomlin: Flyer & Cover Art is a comprehensive insight into Junior’s incredible back catalogue. Intrinsic to the spread of rave culture in pre-internet...
    It was the greatest invention in the history of pop music – the rock god who came from the stars – which struck a young David Bowie like a lightning bolt from the heavens. When Ziggy the glam alien messiah fell to Earth, he transformed Bowie from a prodigy to a superstar who changed the face of music forever. But who was Ziggy Stardust? And where...
    Drawn from a series of conversations between David Bowie and Dylan Jones across three decades, together with over 180 interviews with friends, rivals, lovers, and collaborators - some of whom have never before spoken about their relationship with Bowie - this oral history is an intimate portrait of a remarkable rise to stardom and one of the most fascinating...
    A memoir rich with insight, humour and hard-won wisdom, this book is also studded with lessons - about building something from scratch, overcoming adversity, and ultimately leaving your mark on the world.
    Francoise Gilot was a young painter in Pasis when she first met Picasso - he was sixty-two and she was twenty-one. During the following ten years they were lovers, worked closely together and she became mother to two of his children, Claude and Paloma. LIFE WITH PICASSO, her account of those extraordinary years, is filled with intimate and astonishing...
    The Jacksons: Legacy is the first ever official book on the the Royal Family of Pop. This major volume reveals the untold, unseen and utterly unforgettable story behind the legend that is the Jacksons. Four specially commissioned chapters deftly weave together an unprecedented 12 days worth of exclusive interviews with the brothers, recounted in their...
    What you will go onto read is a part biography, part dissection and part educational book that start's at the very beginning with a young boy who was inspired by London, family life, football and world music, a love that nearly ended in a long term prison sentence. Fortunately not only Tony, but the many that went on to succeed because of his drive...
    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 City 1989-92. Introductory essay is by Tim Lawrence, author of the seminal music books: 'Life and Death on The New York Dance Floor',‘Love Saves the Day: A History of American dance music culture,...
    BACK IN STOCK!! This is the ultimate reference book that deals with the uncharted mysteries of disco acetates and bootleg vinyl medleys releases between 1974 and 1986. This book is disco Patrick's personal cumulative of 28 years of research and cataloguing from his record collection and collections from several DJ's and record producers all over the...
    MONSTER HEAVYWEIGHT BOOK! From 1994 – 2014 Knowledge magazine was the essential destination for the latest drum & bass news and features and had a massive impact it had on the drum & bass scene. This a special one-off book celebrating their 25th anniversary. Limited edition run10” x 10” large format bookHardback material coverPremium paper160...
    ABSOLUTELY ESSENTIAL NEW EDITION OF THIS SEMINAL STUDY ON JUNGLE Originally published in 1997, State of Bass explores the scene’s roots through its social, cultural and musical antecedents and on to its emergence via the debate that surrounded the apparent split between jungle and drum & bass. Drawing on interviews with some of the key figures in...
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK. 50% OFF - that's £10 OFF!!! NUFF PIX! Loads and loads of amazing photographs by Meredith Ochs documenting the life of the undoubted Queen of Soul - Aretha Franklin.
    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 - a classy product! Afshin Shahidi met Prince in 1993 and soon became his cinematographer and later one of the only people allowed to photograph him. He collaborated with Prince longer than any other...
    DELUXE HEAVY LARGE FORMAT USA INPORT HARDBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF - that's £13 OFF!!! Willie Nelson - award-winning country-music superstar, author, poet, actor and activist - is widely recognized as an American icon. This lavish, full-colour book, written by well-known music journalist Andrew Vaughan, features more than 100 photographs and illustrations...
    IMPORT USA PAPERBACK BOOK 50% OFF RETAIL PRICE. CHEAPER THAN AMAZON! There’s a musical kingdom in the American South that’s not marked on any map. Stretching from the prairies of Louisiana to the oil towns of East Texas, it is ruled over by accordion-squeezing, washboard-wielding musicians such as Buckwheat Zydeco, Nathan Williams, Keith Frank,...
    BIG PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!! THAT's £9 OFF!!!'Lennon on Lennon' is an annotated, fact-checked, chronologically arranged anthology of some of John Lennon's most illuminating and representative interviews. Also interspersed throughout the book are key quotes from dozens of additional Q&As. Together, this material paints a revealing picture of...
    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 that opened the eyes of millions of people across the globe. In the United States, the movement spread like wildfire: high school and college youth organized black student unions; educators created...
    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK 600+ PAGES! £6 OFF LIST PRICE MORE THAN 40% OFF GLAM! In Shock and Awe, Simon Reynolds explores this most decadent of genres on both sides of the Atlantic. Bolan, Bowie, Suzi Quatro, Alice Cooper, New York Dolls, Slade, Roxy Music, Iggy, Lou Reed, Be Bop Deluxe - all are represented here.
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE. THAT's £10 OFF!!!Emerging from the jazz clubs of the early '50s, skiffle - a uniquely British take on American folk and blues - caused a sensation among a generation of kids who had grown up during the dreary post-war years. These were Britain's first teenagers, looking for a music of their own...
    BIG PAPERBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF!!! THAT's £9 OFF!!!In a series of more than 50 interviews that span seven decades, many never before seen in print, this is the story of Led Zeppelin told by the people who knew it best--the members of the band. This book shoots down the folklore and assumptions about Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and John...
    DELUXE IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER £20 OFF - MORE THAN 60% OFF. A GREAT BOOKAWESOME BACK - wicked photos Chicago black club life in the 1970s. Accompanied by some super deep words and poems. This book rocks!Michael Abramson takes out his small Leica camera at Pepper’s Hideout on Chicago’s South Side. 1974. Cool music. Cool scene. Over the next...
    USA PAPERBACK BOOK!!! 50% OFF!!!!!One Chord Wonders was the first full-length study of the glory years of British punk rock. The book argues that one of punk's most significant political achievements was to expose the operations of power in the British entertainment industries as they were thrown into confusion by the sound and the fury of musicians...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK. £14 OFF!!!! THAT"S OVER 50 % DISCOUNT!!! It began with a handful of East Berlin teens who heard the Sex Pistols on a British military radio broadcast to troops in West Berlin, and it ended with the collapse of the East German dictatorship. Punk rock was a life-changing discovery: in an authoritarian state where the future...
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    USA IMPORT PAPERBACK BOOK. £5 OFF!!Half a century ago, a youth appeared from the American hinterland and began a cultural revolution. The world is still coming to terms with what Bob Dylan accomplished in his artistic explosion upon popular culture. In 'Once Upon a Time', award-winning author Ian Bell draws together the tangled strands of the many...
    NEW IMPORT USA PAPERBACK 50% PRICE Kieran Hebden/Four Tet, Tortoise, Mogwai, Slint, Sigur Ros, Godspeed You Black Emeperor et al - read the story of a genre in the making - fascinating stuff! In 1994, the music critic Simon Reynolds coined a new term: post-rock. It was an attempt to give a narrative to music that used the tools of rock but did something...
    IMPORT USA HARDBACK BOOK. OVER 50% OFF RRP!!! THAT's £12 OFF!!After he died in the back seat of a Cadillac at the age of twenty-nine, Hank Williams a frail, flawed man who had become country music's first real star instantly morphed into its first tragic martyr. Having hit the heights with simple songs of despair, depression and tainted love, he would...
    USA PAPERBACK IMPORT BACK. ONLY a FIVER! That's 50% OFF!!!The Beatles' hair changed the world. As their increasingly wild, untamed manes grew, to the horror of parents everywhere, they set off a cultural revolution as the most tangible symbol of the Sixties' psychedelic dream of peace, love and playful rebellion. In the midst of this epochal change...
    BIG, BIG DELUXE HEAVY HARDBACK BOOK NUFF PIX and TEXT. 40% OFF THAT's £10 OFF!!! Illustrated with photos and memorabilia from all phases of their journey, 'Bob Marley and the Wailers' illuminates the lives and times of the man and his collaborators. The entire, incredible journey of Marley and the Wailers is covered in this visual history. You will...
    This volume explores the immeasurable impact of Black subculture on British streets, dance floors, wardrobes and beauty parlours over the past three decades. It gives unique visual expression to the energy and innovation of a range of fashion trends and musical subcultures, including ragga, drum 'n' bass, house, and UK garage, through a wealth ...
    Between 1978 and 1992, Factory was one of the most important record labels in Britain. It launched the careers of Joy Division, New Order and the Happy Mondays, to name but a few; it opened the legendary Haçienda club and Dry bar and it introduced to music the concept of high-quality, cutting-edge design. The visual languages developed alongside...
    Description: No other jazz musician has proved so inspirational and so fascinating as Coltrane. Ben Ratliff, jazz critic for the New York Times, has written the first book to do justice to this great and controversial music pioneer. As well as an elegant narrative of Coltrane's life Ratliff does something incredibly valuable - he writes about the...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF! £10 OFF!!! My Life with Earth Wind, and Fire is an intimate, moving, and beautiful memoir from a man whose creativity and determination carried him to great success, and whose faith enabled him to savour every moment.
    Formed as a New York City hardcore band in 1981, Beastie Boys struck an unlikely path to global hip-hop superstardom. Here is their story, told for the first time in the words of the band. Adam "AD-ROCK" Horovitz and Michael "Mike D" Diamond offer revealing and very funny accounts of their transition from teenage punks to budding rappers; their early...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! In 1970 David Bowie and his bass player Tony Visconti had some ideas for a new sound that could make the impact that Bowie's first two albums hadn't. Guitarist Mick Ronson suggested the drummer from his old band and Woody Woodmansey joined the team. This biography tells the story of his time recording...
    WICKED USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! BEING ELVIS takes a clear-eyed look at the most-loved entertainer ever, and finds an unusual boy with a dazzling talent who grew up to change popular culture; a man who sold a billion records and had more hits than any other singer, but who became trapped by his own frailties in the loneliness...
    OVER 50 % OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!! GREAT PIX!!!The Noughties saw the rise of a new generation of Club Kids following in the footsteps of their predecessors - the original Club Kids of New York City, who, in turn, had followed London's Blitz generation. In the early 1980s, the Blitz Club in London's Covent Garden became the focal point for an alternative...
    People Apart: 1950s Cape Town Revisited offers a rich and fascinating insight into South Africa at the very beginning of the apartheid era through Bryan Heseltine's previously unpublished photography of the early 1950s. Heseltine's work is replete with historical, social and political implications; yet, at the same time, these images transcend the purely...
    DELUXE HEAVY USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF!!!!!John Cohen was a founding member of the New Lost City Ramblers, one of the American folk revival's most authentic and respected musical groups. In the 1960s he made a series of photographs of the last years of Woody Guthrie's life, and early portraits of Bob Dylan on his arrival in New York, depicting...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK OVER 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Tracing the careers of hip-hop's three most dynamic stars, this deeply reported history brilliantly examines the entrepreneurial genius of the first musician tycoons: Diddy, Dr. Dre, and Jay-Z. Being successful musicians was simply never enough for the three kings of hip-hop. Diddy, Dr. Dre, and...
    DELUXE HEAVY USA HARDBACK BOOK OVER £20 OFF!!!!! (66% OFF!!!) WICKED PIX!!! Walking in the Light is John Cohen’s photographic journey towards and through gospel music. From 1954 to 1964 he photographed in the black churches of East New York, on the streets of New Haven, in the home of blind Reverend Gary Davis, as well as in the darkness of a boxing...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!When the Nobel Prize for Literature was awarded to Bob Dylan in 2016, the literary world was up in arms. How could the world’s most prestigious book prize be awarded to a famously cantankerous singer-songwriter in his seventies, who wouldn’t even deign to make a victory speech? In Why Dylan Matters,...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF ORIGINAL PRICE!!!!Paul Simon is a revealing account of the challenges and sacrifices of artistry at the highest level.Through such hits as “The Sound of Silence,” “Bridge Over Troubled Water,” “Still Crazy After All These Years,” and “Graceland,” Paul Simon has spoken to us in songs for a half-century...
    USA IMPORT HARDBACK BOOK 50% OFF!!!!In the late 80s, a group of high school dropouts, drug dealers, and ex-cons spoke out against racial injustice and police brutality. They did it through hip-hop. Their explosive popularity put their Los Angeles neighborhood of Compton on the map. They gave a voice to disenfranchised African Americans across the country....
    Mechanical Fantasy Box is Cowley’s homoerotic journal, or as he called it, “graphic accounts of one man’s sex life.” The journal begins in 1974 and ends in 1980 on his 30th birthday. It chronicles his slow rise to fame from lighting technician at The City Disco to crafting a ground-breaking 16-minute remix of Donna Summer’s “I Feel Love”...
    Both Eric Schmidt and Jonathan Rosenberg came to Google as seasoned Silicon Valley business executives, but over the course of a decade they came to see the wisdom in Coach John Wooden's observation that 'it's what you learn after you know it all that counts'. As they helped grow Google from a young start-up to a global icon, they relearned everything...
    Adapted as a major motion picture by Spike Lee. Black Klansman is an amazing true story and a rollercoaster of a crime thriller; a searing and timely portrait of a divided America and the extraordinary heroes who dare to fight back.