Poetry Madness
 
 

Recently Viewed clear list


Interviews | April 8, 2014

Shawn Donley: IMG Gabrielle Zevin: The Powells.com Interview



Gabrielle ZevinThe American Booksellers Association collects nominations from bookstores all over the country for favorite forthcoming titles. The Storied Life of... Continue »
  1. $17.47 Sale Hardcover add to wish list

    The Storied Life of A. J. Fikry

    Gabrielle Zevin 9781616203214

spacer
Qualifying orders ship free.
$17.50
Used Trade Paper
Ships in 1 to 3 days
Add to Wishlist
Qty Store Section
1 Burnside Music- Record Collecting

More copies of this ISBN

Cover Story: Odd, Obscure, and Outrageous Album Art (Cover Story)

by

Cover Story: Odd, Obscure, and Outrageous Album Art (Cover Story) Cover

 

Synopses & Reviews

Publisher Comments:

Cover Story Volume Two: Odd, Obscure, and Outrageous Album Art, the second installment in the Cover Story series from Wax Poetics Books, continues a graphic narration of the vibrant subculture of record collecting through the art of the album cover. This volume focuses specifically on strange and bizarre record covers, selected by the staff of Wax Poetics and major collectors of music’s avant-garde.

The Cover Story series vividly explores an element of music culture that has withered with the advent of MP3s and digital downloading. Vinyl records tell their stories visually as much as they do aurally, and the record cover—eye candy for the music lover—speaks a language rooted in the environment and era of the music itself. Cover Story Volume Two: Odd, Obscure, and Outrageous Album Art celebrates the products of music’s most eclectic and eccentric figures—those whose artistic visions were so absurd and grandiose, they often extended beyond the boundaries of the recording and onto the album covers themselves.

About the Author

First published in December 2001, Brooklyn-born Wax Poetics hit newsstands with a new vision for music journalism, creating a bridge between the past and present of hip-hop, jazz, funk, soul, reggae, disco, and Latin music. Although originally created for a concentrated market of music aficionados, the magazine’s audience has grown exponentially, making musical anthropologists out of average music listeners and spawning a soul renaissance, complete with comeback tours and sophomore efforts. Wax Poetics illuminates the dark corners of our sonic past, while also striving to give new and innovative artists the credit they truly deserve.

Product Details

ISBN:
9780979811036
Author:
Wax Poetics
Publisher:
Wax Poetics
Editor:
Wax Poetics
Compiled by:
Wax Poetics Inc
Compiled:
Wax Poetics Inc
Author:
Staff of Wax Poetics
Author:
Wax Poetics Inc
Subject:
General
Subject:
Genres & Styles - Soul & R&B
Subject:
Discography & Buyer's Guides
Subject:
Soul
Subject:
Music-Soul and Motown
Copyright:
Edition Description:
Trade paper
Series:
Cover Story
Series Volume:
02
Publication Date:
20100631
Binding:
TRADE PAPER
Grade Level:
General/trade
Language:
English
Illustrations:
263 FULL-COLOR IMAGES
Pages:
268
Dimensions:
7.63 x 7.63 in

Related Subjects

Arts and Entertainment » Art » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Discography and Buyer's Guides
Arts and Entertainment » Music » General
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Genres and Styles » Soul and Motown
Arts and Entertainment » Music » Record Collecting

Cover Story: Odd, Obscure, and Outrageous Album Art (Cover Story) Used Trade Paper
0 stars - 0 reviews
$17.50 In Stock
Product details 268 pages powerHouse Books - English 9780979811036 Reviews:
spacer
spacer
  • back to top
Follow us on...




Powell's City of Books is an independent bookstore in Portland, Oregon, that fills a whole city block with more than a million new, used, and out of print books. Shop those shelves — plus literally millions more books, DVDs, and gifts — here at Powells.com.