MUSIC WE LIKE (MOSTLY)

The titles in this category are all about the different kinds of music we like. Well, mostly.

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  1. Mingering Mike cover

    Mingering Mike: The Amazing Career of An Imaginary Soul Superstar

    $24.95

    One cold December morning, Dori Hadar ó DJ by night, criminal investigator by day ó was digging through crates of records at a flea market in Washington, D.C. Learn More
  2. Mike Watt: On And Off Bass

    Mike Watt: On And Off Bass

    $25.00

    The New Yorker calls it “unusual and beautiful.” The LA Weekly raves, “the photos are strikingly inventive, revealing yet another side of this modern-day Renaissance man.” MTV calls it “a charming, well-shot document of a the legendary punk rocker’s photographic dabbling.” Detroit Metrotimes: “A unique insight into Watt’s mind.” Learn More
  3. Mean Deviation

    Mean Deviation: Four Decades of Progressive Heavy Metal

    $24.95

    Revered former Metal Maniacs editor Jeff Wagner analyzes the heady side of metal in this exhaustive history of a relentlessly ambitious musical subculture. Learn More
  4. Max's Kansas City

    Max's Kansas City: Art, Glamour, Rock and Roll

    $24.95

    At no other time in history has there been a more exciting collision of art, music, and fashion than at Max’s Kansas City from the 1960s to the early 80s. Learn More
  5. Lipstick Traces (20th Anniv. Ed.)

    Lipstick Traces: A Secret History of the Twentieth Century

    $24.95

    This is no mere search for cultural antecedents. Learn More
  6. Left of the Dial

    Left of the Dial: Conversations with Punk Icons

    $20.00

    Left of the Dial features interviews by musical journalist, folklorist, educator, and musician David Ensminger with leading figures of the punk underground, Ian MacKaye (Minor Threat/Fugazi), Jello Biafra (Dead Kennedys), Dave Dictor (MDC), and many more. Learn More
  7. Late Century Dream

    Late Century Dream: Movements In The US Indie Music Underground

    $29.95

    Late Century Dream: Movements in the US Indie Underground looks in detail at a number of regional music scenes in the US independent music underground through the fertile years of the 1980s and 1990s, encompassing many different genres under the DIY banner. Learn More
  8. Krautrock

    Krautrock: Cosmic Rock and Its Legacy

    $29.95

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    Krautrock charts the history of this influential music genre, from its roots in free jazz, psychedelia and the music of Karlheinz Stockhausen, to the groundbreaking experiments of Faust, Kraftwerk and Can. Learn More
  9. Kraftwerk: Publikation

    Kraftwerk: Publikation

    $28.95

    Kraftwerk: Publikation is the ultimate biography of the earliest Electronic Dance Music pioneers, available for the first time in the US. Learn More
  10. Kraftwerk

    Kraftwerk: Music Non-Stop

    $24.95

    When they were creating and releasing their most influential albums in the mid to late 1970s, Kraftwerk were far from the musical mainstream – and yet it is impossible now to imagine the history of popular music without them. Today, Kraftwerk are considered to be an essential part of pop’s DNA, alongside artists like the Beatles, the Velvet Underground, and Little Richard. Learn More
  11. Kicking And Dreaming

    Kicking and Dreaming: A Story of Heart, Soul, and Rock and Roll

    $27.99

    Two sisters. Two voices. One Heart. Learn More
  12. Journey To A Plugged In State Of Mind Electronic Music

    Journey To A Plugged In State Of Mind Electronic Music: 100 Years Of Experimention And Exploitation

    $22.95

    The story of electronic music and composition has, in recent decades, become a significant musical legacy. Seen by many as a novelty for a long time, the synthesiser and drum machine derived pop of the late 1970s and early 1980s finally landed the squeals and squelches of solder and circuit y in the mainstream, validating an extensive period of painstaking research and experimentation dating back to the late 19th Century. The connect ion between Edgard Varese, La Roux, Brian Eno, The Human League and The Plastic Cow Goes Moo is a complex and solder-heavy one. Learn More
  13. Johnny Cash: The Life (paperback)

    Johnny Cash: The Life

    $20.00

    The definitive biography of an American legend. Learn More
  14. Joan Jett

    Joan Jett

    $24.95

    Rock-and-roll goddess Joan Jett holds a beloved place in the world of music. She started her first band, The Runaways, at age fifteen and has blazed a trail that has inspired and thrilled her fans to this day. AMMO Books is proud to release this authorized, loving tribute conceived and authored by designer Todd Oldham. Learn More
  15. The Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses

    Jesus and Mary Chain: Barbed Wire Kisses

    $26.99

    Musically, culturally and even in terms of sheer attitude, the Jesus and Mary Chain stand alone. Learn More
  16. Into The Black

    Into the Black: The Inside Story of Metallica (1991-2014)

    $26.99

    Into the Black begins on the eve of the release of Metallica's massive breakthrough with the eponymous LP that became known as "The Black Album." Suddenly, at the dawn of the '90s, Metallica was no longer the biggest thrash metal band in the world—they were the biggest rock band in the world, period. Learn More
  17. Independence Days

    Independence Days - The Story of UK Independent Record Labels

    $24.95

    The Story of UK Independent Record LabelsReleased on 21/09/09. Even by the standards of Alex Ogg’s previous work (The Hip Hop Years, No More Heroes etc), Independence Days is an exhaustive undertaking. Collating more than 150 interviews, it traces the story of the UK independent record label boom from the late 70s to the mid-80s, a period which saw a new generation of independent spirits take up the baton and revolutionise the course of popular music. Learn More
  18. In The Words of Sparks...Selected Lyrics

    In The Words of Sparks...Selected Lyrics

    $24.95

    Sparks--the long-running duo of Ron and Russell Mael--are among the most respected songwriters of their generation, their songs ranking alongside those of Ray Davies (The Kinks having been a formative influence), George Gershwin, Cole Porter and Stephen Sondheim. Learn More
  19. I Want My MTV

    I Want My MTV: The Uncensored Story of the Music Video Revolution

    $20.00

    Remember the first time you saw Michael Jackson dance with zombies in "Thriller"? Diamond Dave karate kick with Van Halen in "Jump"? Tawny Kitaen turning cartwheels on a Jaguar to Whitesnake's "Here I Go Again"? The Beastie Boys spray beer in "(You Gotta) Fight for Your Right (To Party)"? Axl Rose step off the bus in "Welcome to the Jungle"? Learn More
  20. Husker Du

    Husker Du: The Story of the Noise-Pop Pioneers Who Launched Modern Rock

    $24.00

    Bob Mould, Grant Hart, and Greg Norton formed Hüsker Dü in 1979 as a wildly cathartic outfit fueled by a cocktail of anger, volume, and velocity. Learn More
  21. Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir

    Hunger Makes Me a Modern Girl: A Memoir

    $27.95

    From the guitarist of the pioneering band Sleater-Kinney, a candid, funny, and deeply personal look at making a life—and finding yourself—in music. Learn More
  22. How To Wreck A Nice Beach

    How to Wreck a Nice Beach: The Vocoder from World War II to Hip-Hop, The Machine Speaks

    $25.95

    The history of the vocoder: how popular music hijacked the Pentagon's speech scrambling weapon. Learn More
  23. How Music Works

    How Music Works: The Science and Psychology of Beautiful Sounds, from Beethoven to the Beatles and Beyond

    $24.99

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    What makes a musical note different from any other sound? How can you tell if you have perfect pitch? Why do 10 violins sound only twice as loud as one? Do your Bob Dylan albums sound better on CD or vinyl? Learn More
  24. The History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

    History of Rock 'n' Roll in Ten Songs

    $28.00

    Unlike all previous versions of rock ’n’ roll history, this book omits almost every iconic performer and ignores the storied events and turning points that everyone knows. Instead, in a daring stroke, Greil Marcus selects ten songs recorded between 1956 and 2008, then proceeds to dramatize how each embodies rock ’n’ roll as a thing in itself, in the story it tells, inhabits, and acts out—a new language, something new under the sun. Learn More
  25. Hi, How Are You?

    Hi, How Are You?: The Life, Art And Music Of Daniel Johnston : Tarssa Yazdani / Don Goede

    $24.95

    An illustrated biography of Daniel Johnston, his life and art. Learn More

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