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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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The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah"
The Holy or the Broken: Leonard Cohen, Jeff Buckley, and the Unlikely Ascent of "Hallelujah"
by Alan Light
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In the nearly 30 years since Leonard Cohen first recorded "Hallelujah," it has gone from a largely overlooked album track to one of the most covered songs in recent history. Rock editor and journalist Alan Light traces the improbable trajectory of this... (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
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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
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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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The Last Holiday: A Memoir
The Last Holiday: A Memoir
by Gil Scott-heron
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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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1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die
1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die
by Tom Moon
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Like the kid in high school who always made mix tapes, Tom Moon has compiled an authoritative cross-section of music, from classical composers to modern electronica artists, in 1,000 Recording to Hear before You Die. Each of his selections features not... (read more)

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Listen to This
Listen to This
by Alex Ross
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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
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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
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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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