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. 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
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. 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
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words

    Joni Mitchell: In Her Own Words

    $29.95

    When singer, musician, and broadcast journalist Malka Marom had the opportunity to interview Joni Mitchell in 1973, she was eager to reconnect with the performer she’d first met late one night in 1966 at a Yorkville coffeehouse. Learn More
  9. 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
  10. Kanas City Lightning

    Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker

    $27.99

    Kansas City Lightning: The Rise and Times of Charlie Parker is the first installment in the long-awaited portrait of one of the most talented and influential musicians of the twentieth century, from Stanley Crouch, one of the foremost authorities on jazz and culture in America. Learn More

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