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. 33 1/3: U2's Achtung Baby

    33 1/3 Volume 49: U2's Achtung Baby

    $10.95

    Stephen Catanzarite takes a close look at what many consider to be U2's most fully formed album through the prisms of religion, politics, spirituality, and culture, illuminating its previously unexplored depths, arguing that it's a concept album about love and the fall of man. Learn More
  2. 33 1/3: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

    33 1/3 Volume 4: The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society

    $14.95

    Ignored by virtually everyone upon its release in November 1968, The Kinks Are The Village Green Preservation Society is now seen as one of the best British albums ever recorded. Learn More
  3. 33 1/3 Volume 50: Belle And Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister

    33 1/3 Volume 50: Belle And Sebastian's If You're Feeling Sinister

    $10.95

    At the time of its release in 1996, If You're Feeling Sinister was a romantic and defiantly independent artifact - a fully formed, pristine seashell of an album quietly washed ashore, waiting to be discovered by anyone who cared to look. Learn More
  4. 33 1/3 Volume 51: Nick Drake's Pink Moon

    33 1/3 Volume 51: Nick Drake's Pink Moon

    $10.95

    The backside of Nick Drake's headstone, wedged deep into the earth of an English parish church graveyard, reads: 'Now we rise and we are everywhere.' Learn More
  5. 33 1/3: Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey To The End Of Taste

    33 1/3 Volume 52: Celine Dion's Let's Talk About Love: A Journey To The End Of Taste

    $12.95

    The music of bands such as U2 or Rage Against The Machine is as 'inspirational' or 'motivational' as Celine's, but for different subcultural groups. Learn More
  6. 33 1/3 Volume 53: Tom Waits' Swordfishtrombones

    33 1/3 Volume 53: Tom Waits' Swordfishtrombones

    $10.95

    This book presents two stories: one of a man creating that elusive American second act, and secondly finding the perfect collaborator in his wife. Learn More
  7. 33 1/3: Throbbing Gristle's Twenty Jazz Funk Greats

    33 1/3 Volume 54: Throbbing Gristle's Twenty Jazz Funk Greats

    $10.95

    Drew Daniel creates an exploded view of the album's multiple agendas: a series of close readings of each song, shot through with a sequence of thematic entries on key concepts, strategies, and contexts. Learn More
  8. 33 1/3: Patti Smith's Horses

    33 1/3 Volume 55: Patti Smith's Horses

    $10.95

    That Patti Smith was operating in a different realm entirely to that occupied by her sisters in the genre was made obvious when one removed the vinyl from its plain paper sleeve. Learn More
  9. Black Sabbath's Master Of Reality

    33 1/3 Volume 56: Black Sabbath's Master Of Reality

    $10.95

    Imagine that you are a man from space! Learn More
  10. Slayer's Reign In Blood

    33 1/3 Volume 57: Slayer's Reign In Blood

    $10.95

    Slayer's controversial REIGN IN BLOOD set the gold standard for extreme heavy metal. Learn More
  11. 33 1/3 Volume 58: Richard & Linda Thompson's Shoot Out The Lights

    33 1/3 Volume 58: Richard and Linda Thompson's Shoot Out The Lights

    $10.95

    Richard had been married for nearly a decade to Linda, who sang his songs with empathy and clarity and who, moreover, put up with his quest for truth and self-knowledge, and bore his children, and loved him throughout. Learn More
  12. 33 1/3: Afghan Whigs' Gentlemen

    33 1/3 Volume 59: Afghan Whigs' Gentlemen

    $14.95

    GENTLEMEN is fraught with the psychological warfare, bedroom drama, Catholic guilt, reprehensible deception and shame that coincide with relationships gone seriously wrong. Learn More
  13. 33 1/3: Meat Is Murder

    33 1/3 Volume 5: The Smiths' Meat Is Murder

    $12.95

    A Catholic high school near Boston in 1985. A time of suicides, gymnasium humiliations, smoking for beginners, asthma attacks, and incendiary teenage infatuations. Learn More
  14. 33 1/3: The Pogues' Rum, Sodomy & The Lash

    33 1/3 Volume 60: The Pogues' Rum, Sodomy And The Lash

    $10.95

    The band heaped their cases and bags into the corner of a small tavern and came to rest around a table. Some of them continued to sing, while others put their brows to the table and slept. Learn More
  15. The Flying Burrito Bros' The Gilded Palace Of Sin

    33 1/3 Volume 61: The Flying Burrito Bros' The Gilded Palace Of Sin

    $10.95

    The Burritos wanted country music that breathed and bled, that was relevant and vital. Learn More
  16. Wire's Pink Flag

    33 1/3 Volume 62: Wire's Pink Flag

    $10.95

    'PINK FLAG is very much about the climate of the time: about 1977, about punk rock,' reflects Colin Newman. Learn More
  17. 33 1/3 Volume 63: Elliott Smith's XO

    33 1/3 Volume 63: Elliott Smith's XO

    $10.95

    This book focuses on the genius of Smith's 1998 debut that remains his defining album. Learn More
  18. Nas' Illmatic

    33 1/3 Volume 64: Nas' Illmatic

    $10.95

    This book explores a key hip hop album marking the cross over point where the streets and the charts collided. Learn More
  19. 33 1/3 Volume 65: Big Star's Radio City

    33 1/3 Volume 65: Big Star's Radio City

    $14.95

    Radio City (the book) is the improbable but true story of an ardent fan who gets close enough to Alex Chilton, the prime architect of the best power pop album ever made outside of Abbey Road Studios, to see what’s on the other side of genius, fame, and expectations. Learn More
  20. 33 1/3 Vol. 66: Madness' One Step Beyond...

    33 1/3 Volume 66: Madness' One Step Beyond...

    $10.95

    Surprisingly few books have been published about Madness, considering the vast number of records they have sold worldwide over the years. Learn More
  21. 33 1/3 Vol. 67: Eno's Another Green World

    33 1/3 Volume 67: Brian Eno's Another Green World

    $12.95

    The serene, delicate songs on Another Green World sound practically meditative, but the album itself was an experiment fueled by adrenaline, panic, and pure faith. Learn More
  22. 33 1/3 Volume 68: Flaming Lips' Zaireeka

    33 1/3 Volume 68: Flaming Lips' Zaireeka

    $10.95

    ZAIREEKA is the anti-headphone and the anti-mp3. It purposely makes the two biggest developments in end-user music in the last 30 years irrelevant. Learn More
  23. 33 1/3 Volume 69: The Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs

    33 1/3 Volume 69: The Magnetic Fields' 69 Love Songs

    $14.95

    Part manifesto, part publicity stunt, part limited edition object (at least in its ridiculously miniscule initial pressing), 69 LOVE SONGS is also a survey of recent popular culture, high and low. Learn More
  24. 33 1/3 Volume 6: Pink Floyd's The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

    33 1/3 Volume 6: Pink Floyd's The Piper At The Gates Of Dawn

    $14.95

    The Piper At The Gates of Dawn is a wondrous creation often seen through the distorted view of later events. Learn More
  25. 33 1/3: Facing Future

    33 1/3 Volume 70: Israel Iz Kamakawiwo'ole's Facing Future

    $10.95

    Even at four in the morning, the strip clubs and watering holes surrounding the Honolulu studio were still hopping. The recording engineer heard a car pull into the lot, and soon the biggest man he had ever seen walked in. When he stepped into the studio, the floated floor shifted beneath the engineer's feet. Israel Kamakawiwo'ole engulfed the engineer's hand in his and said, "Hi, bruddah." Learn More

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