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. 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
  2. How Music Works

    How Music Works

    $20.00

    How Music Works is David Byrne’s remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. Learn More
  3. How Music Works

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

    $24.99

    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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. I'm The Man

    I'm the Man: The Story of That Guy from Anthrax

    $28.99

    I'm the Man is the fast–paced, humorous, and revealing memoir from the man who co-founded Anthrax, the band that proved to the masses that brutality and fun didn’t have to be mutually exclusive. Learn More
  8. 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
  9. 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
  10. The Jesus Lizard Book

    Jesus Lizard Book

    $29.95

    The Jesus Lizard Book is a coffee table affair of exclusive photography, art, and other imagery with written pieces by all four members of the seminal indie rock band the Jesus Lizard. Learn More

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