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Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix
Room Full of Mirrors: A Biography of Jimi Hendrix
by Charles R. Cross
Staff Pick
Published to coincide with the thirty-fifth anniversary of Jimi Hendrix's death, Room Full of Mirrors gives full voice to the music that continues to enthrall each successive generation of rock fans. Hendrix's colorful, tumultuous life is brilliantly... (read more)

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Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith
Torment Saint: The Life of Elliott Smith
by William Todd Schultz
Staff Pick
Essential for fans of Elliott Smith. William Todd Schultz has written a beautiful, revelatory, and deeply thoughtful biography which never loses sight of music as the defining aspect of Smith's life.... (read more)

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Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
Last Night a DJ Saved My Life: The History of the Disc Jockey
by Bill Brewster
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The authors of this book attempt a grand feat of music history revisionism by positioning the figure of the disc jockey at the center of music development and technology throughout the course of the 20th century. Last Night A DJ Saved My Life presents a... (read more)

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Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion
Art of Modern Rock: The Poster Explosion
by Paul Grushkin and Dennis King
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The follow-up to The Art of Rock, this striking collection of modern rock posters demonstrates the innovation of today's designers on an international scale. Showcasing the finest pieces from an array of artists with an eclectic mix of styles, this... (read more)

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Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
Generation Ecstasy: Into the World of Techno and Rave Culture
by Simon Reynolds
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"Since the WTO, anarchism is once again a household word. This book introduced a whole new generation to the enticements of the anarchist lifestyle when it was released in the early 90's. Still a password for acceptance in many circles, it is an... (read more)

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Broken Music
Broken Music
by Sting
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Most celebrity musician memoirs amount to not much more than an inevitable litany of the excesses that come with the dubious position of rock star. Sting, however, makes the interesting (and refreshing) choice to stop his memoir right before The Police... (read more)

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Harrison
Harrison
by Rolling Stone
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Over time Harrison revealed himself the deepest and most private Beatle. His death at 58 robbed the music world of a distinguished guitarist, whose singular influence was responsible for bringing Eastern religion and thought to a wider Western audience... (read more)

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Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives
Heavy Rotation: Twenty Writers on the Albums That Changed Their Lives
by Peter Terzian
Staff Pick
What do Talking Heads, ABBA, Pearl Jam, Eurythmics, Gloria Estefan, Hedwig and the Angry Inch, and the soundtrack to Annie have in common? They all inspired one of the writers in Heavy Rotation. These entertaining essays from such acclaimed authors as... (read more)

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Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
Love Is a Mix Tape: Life and Loss, One Song at a Time
by Rob Sheffield
Staff Pick
In this incredible work on music and soul mates, Sheffield shares his story of two loves with great humor and pathos. Love Is a Mix Tape is a moving tribute to a lost friend and the power of song.... (read more)

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Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
Can't Stop Won't Stop: A History of the Hip-Hop Generation
by Jeff Chang
Staff Pick
"Here's a little story that must be told..." Jeff Chang, hip-hop journalist (URB, Village Voice, Spin, the Nation, San Francisco Chronicle), has penned an award-winning (2005 American Book Award) account of the origins of hip-hop. From Jamaica and the... (read more)

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Rock On: An Office Power Ballad
Rock On: An Office Power Ballad
by Dan Kennedy
Staff Pick
Cleverly written and feverishly funny, Rock On is Dan Kennedy's account of his music-biz shenanigans at Atlantic Records. Written with entertaining and self-deprecating wit, Kennedy’s off-the-wall confrontations and dealings make for... (read more)

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Listen to This
Listen to This
by Alex Ross
Staff Pick
If you've read Alex Ross in the New Yorker, you'll relish Listen to This. If you haven't read Ross, you're in for a treat. Exploring music from Bach to Björk, Ross writes with such refreshing honesty and contagious delight that even my favorite music... (read more)

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A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears
A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears
by Antonino D'Ambrosio
Staff Pick
Johnny Cash's 1964 concept album Bitter Tears: Ballads of the American Indian is certainly one of the finest (and most underrated) records of his career. D'Ambrosio's book A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears, while well... (read more)

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The Sinatra Treasures: Intimate Photos, Mementos, and Music from the Sinatra Family Collection
The Sinatra Treasures: Intimate Photos, Mementos, and Music from the Sinatra Family Collection
by Charles Pignone
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Marvelously constructed! This is a sentimental and intimate collection no Blue Eyes fan should be without. A classic in its own right.... (read more)

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The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present
The Pitchfork 500: Our Guide to the Greatest Songs from Punk to the Present
by Scott Plagenhoef and Ryan Schreiber
Staff Pick
If there is a more reliable outlet for cutting-edge music reviews than Pitchfork, I've yet to hear of it. Pitchfork's writers conjure up the 500 best songs of the past three decades with wit, penetrating insight, and a few surprises.... (read more)

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Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk
Please Kill Me: The Uncensored Oral History of Punk
by Legs Mcneil
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If you like your history bloody, rowdy, insolent, and glitter-filled, this book is for you. Please Kill Me tells the story of the evolution of punk through testimonies of those who were there. The story begins with the kink and drugged sounds of the... (read more)

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The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
The Great Animal Orchestra: Finding the Origins of Music in the World's Wild Places
by Bernie Krause
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Collecting Vinyl (Miller's Collector's Guides)
Collecting Vinyl (Miller's Collector's Guides)
by John Stanley
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The Last Holiday
The Last Holiday
by Gil Scott Heron
Staff Pick
Before his death in 2011, the great Gil Scott-Heron was enjoying somewhat of a resurgence in popularity and success. His 2010 album, I'm New Here (his first in 16 years), was released to wide acclaim from fans and critics alike, and both of his novels... (read more)

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