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: Gang of Four's Entertainment!

    33 1/3 Volume 91: Gang of Four's Entertainment!


    Following hard on the explosion of British punk, in 1979 Gang of Four produced post-punk’s smartest record, Entertainment! Learn More
  2. 33 1/3: Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation

    33 1/3 Volume 92: Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation


    To wander the streets of a bankrupt, often lawless, New York City in the early 1970s wearing a T-shirt with PLEASE KILL ME written on it was an act of determined nihilism, and one often recounted in the first reports of Richard Hell filtering into the pre-punk UK. Learn More
  3. J Dilla's Donuts

    33 1/3 Volume 93: J Dilla's Donuts


    From a Los Angeles hospital bed, equipped with little more than a laptop and a stack of records, James “J Dilla” Yancey crafted a set of tracks that would forever change the way beatmakers viewed their artform. Learn More
  4. The Beach Boys' Smile

    33 1/3 Volume 94: The Beach Boys' Smile


    Smile is not merely a great unfinished album, but a living work of art that is all at once expansive, indeterminate, and resolutely pop. Learn More
  5. Oasis' Definitely Maybe

    33 1/3 Volume 95: Oasis' Definitely Maybe


    Oasis’s incendiary 1994 debut album Definitely Maybe managed to summarize almost the entire history of post-fifties guitar music from Chuck Berry to My Bloody Valentine in a way that seemed effortless. Learn More
  6. Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville

    33 1/3 Volume 96: Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville


    Although Exile in Guyville was celebrated as one of the year's top records by Spin and the New York Times, it was also, to some, an abomination: a mockery of the Rolling Stones' most revered record and a rare glimpse into the psyche of a shrewd, independent, strong young woman. Learn More
  7. Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy

    33 1/3 Volume 97: Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy


    In the first decade of the twenty-first century, Kanye West created the most compelling body of pop music by an American artist during the period. Learn More
  8. Danger Mouse's The Grey Album

    33 1/3 Volume 98: Danger Mouse's The Grey Album


    This book marks the tenth anniversary of The Grey Album. Learn More
  9. Sigur Rós' ( )

    33 1/3 Volume 99: Sigur Rós' ( )


    Words like "inspiring," "expansive," and "moving" are regularly used to describe Sigur Rós's ( ), and yet the only words heard on the record itself are a handful of meaningless nonsense syllables. T Learn More
  10. 33 1/3: Unknown Pleasures

    33 1/3 Volume 9: Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures


    Joy Division's career has often been shrouded by myths. Learn More
  11. Radon

    45 Volume 7: Radon


    Radon was a '90s punk band whose legend stretched from Tallahassee to Boca Raton. They avoided the problems of fame by willful obfuscation and a premature break-up. Learn More
  12. 7 & 7 Is #1

    7 And 7 Is #1


    The NOW Sound Of NOW! Learn More
  13. 924 Gilman

    924 Gilman


    The Story So Far... Learn More
  14. A Carrot is as Close as a Rabbit Gets to a Diamond

    A Carrot Is As Close As A Rabbit Gets To A Diamond: Captain Beefheart Interviews and Texts 1966 - 2001

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    A treasure trove of archival articles and interviews with the great one. Learn More
  15. A Drink With Shane MacGowan cover

    A Drink With Shane MacGowan


    One of the most unusual music memoirs to appear in years. Learn More
  16. A Heartbeat and a Guitar

    A Heartbeat and a Guitar: Johnny Cash and the Making of Bitter Tears


    Johnny Cash recorded Bitter Tears in 1964, four years before his live performance at Folsom Prison and six years before he recorded Man in Black. Learn More
  17. A Light That Never Goes Out (paperback)

    A Light That Never Goes Out: The Enduring Saga of the Smiths


    The definitive book about The Smiths, one of the most beloved, respected, and storied indie rock bands in music history. Learn More
  18. A Little History

    A Little History: Photographs of Nick Cave and Cohorts 1981-2013


    A stunning record of the amazing career of Nick Cave, one of the world's coolest musicians, by one of the world's most celebrated rock photographers. Learn More
  19. A Preferred Blur

    A Preferred Blur: Reflections, Inspections, and Travel in All Directions


    A Preferred Blur picks up where 2006's A Dull Roar left off, chronicling the effects of a self-inflicted schedule designed to reduce sleep, over stimulate to the point of stupor and induce a case of nervous exhaustion. Learn More
  20. A Scene In Between

    A Scene In Between: Fashion And Independent Music In The UK 1983-89


    The mid to late 1980s indie scenes in Britain--from C86 to Shoegaze--are a neglected moment in music history. Learn More
  21. A Very Irregular Head (paperback)

    A Very Irregular Head: The Life of Syd Barrett


    Roger Keith "Syd" Barrett (1946–2006) was the very definition of a golden boy. Along with three school chums he formed what would soon become Pink Floyd, and rock and roll was never the same.But there was a dark side. Learn More
  22. Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World (trade paperback edition)

    Alan Lomax: The Man Who Recorded the World


    The remarkable life and times of the man who popularized American folk music and created the science of song. Learn More
  23. Alien Rock

    Alien Rock: The Rock 'n' Roll Extraterrestrial Connection


    From Elvis to the Beatles, from Michael Jackson to Marilyn Manson, rock stars claim to have seen, communed with, been inspired by, and sometimes even descended from extraterrestrials. Learn More
  24. All Ages

    All Ages: Reflections On Straight Edge


    Featuring interviews with Civ (Gorilla Bisuits), Ray Cappo (Youth of Today), Kevin Seconds (7 Seconds), Ian MacKaye, and many more. Learn More
  25. Always in Trouble

    Always in Trouble: An Oral History of ESP-Disk', the Most Outrageous Record Label in America


    In 1964, Bernard Stollman launched the independent record label ESP-Disk' in New York City to document the free jazz movement there. Learn More

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