GENERAL MUSIC

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  1. Ziggyology

    Ziggyology: A Brief History of Ziggy Stardust

    $16.95

    From the author of the acclaimed Mozipedia, a work of supreme pop archaeology unearths every influence that brought Ziggy to life, from H. G. Wells to Holst, Kabuki to Kubrick, and Elvis to Iggy. Learn More
  2. You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, And My Misadventures With Two Of Music's Most Maligned Tribes

    You Don't Know Me But You Don't Like Me: Phish, Insane Clown Posse, And My Misadventures With Two Of Music's Most Maligned Tribes

    $16.00

    When memoirist and head writer for The A.V. Club Nathan Rabin first set out to write about obsessed music fans, he had no idea the journey would take him to the deepest recesses of both the pop culture universe and his own mind. Learn More
  3. Yes Is The Answer

    Yes Is The Answer: And Other Prog-Rock Tales

    $14.95

    Progressive rock is maligned and misunderstood. Critics hate it, hipsters scoff at it. Yes Is The Answer is a pointed rebuke to the prog-haters, the first literary anthology devoted to the sub genre. Learn More
  4. Words Without Music (paperback)

    Words Without Music: A Memoir

    $17.95

    A world-renowned composer of symphonies, operas, and film scores, Philip Glass has, almost single-handedly, crafted the dominant sound of late-twentieth-century classical music. Learn More
  5. Women Of The Underground: Music

    Women Of The Underground: Music

    $15.95

    Cultural Innovators Speak for Themselves. Learn More
  6. Who I Am (paperback)

    Who I Am: A Memoir

    $16.99

    From the voice of a generation. Learn More
  7. Waging Heavy Peace (trade paperback)

    Waging Heavy Peace

    $18.00

    For the first time, legendary singer, songwriter, and guitarist Neil Young offers a kaleidoscopic view of his personal life and musical creativity. Learn More
  8. Vinyl Junkies

    Vinyl Junkies: Adventures in Record Collecting

    $14.99

    Not too far away from the flea markets, dusty attics, cluttered used record stores and eBay is the world of the vinyl junkies. Learn More
  9. Vicious Intent

    Vicious Intent: The Rock 'N' Roll Art and Exploitation of Stainboy Reinel

    $19.95

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    A hail of bullets. Dive-bombing lawnmowers. Muscle cars and femme fatales with more curves than a runaway bus! Throw in a side of cheesecake and welcome to the shadowy underworld of Greg Stainboy Reinel. Learn More
  10. Uncut #230

    Uncut #230

    $10.99

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    From the UK! Learn More
  11. This Will End in Tears

    This Will End in Tears: The Miserabilist Guide to Music

    $16.99

    Sad music moves us like nothing else, and despite its gloomy nature it also has the curious power to make us happy. Learn More
  12. The Rest Is Noise

    The Rest Is Noise: Listening To The Twentieth Century

    $18.00

    In this sweeping and dramatic narrative, Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, weaves together the histories of the twentieth century and its music, from Vienna before the First World War to Paris in the twenties; from Hitler's Germany and Stalin's Russia to downtown New York in the sixties and seventies up to the present. Learn More
  13. The Dark Stuff

    The Dark Stuff: Selected Writings on Rock Music

    $18.00

    A smart, scathing look at the most hell-bent performers of our time: Here are profiles of everyone you'd expect (and a few you wouldn't) - Brian Wilson, Miles Davis, Jerry Lee Lewis, Roy Orbison, Sid Vicious, and Kurt Cobain. Learn More
  14. Tears In My Eyes

    Tears In My Eyes: The Kenny Hamber Story

    $15.00

    Kenny Hamber was born in Baltimore in 1943. Growing up in the projects there, he was strongly drawn to singing (much more so than to general education). After embarking on a musical journey as a member of a vocal harmony group, he struck out on his own as a solo singer just as soul music's golden age was dawning. Learn More
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    Tearing Down the Wall of Sound: The Rise and Fall of Phil Spector

    $16.95

    He had a number one hit at eighteen. He was a millionaire with his own record label at twenty-two. He was, according to Tom Wolfe, 'the first tycoon of teen.' Learn More
  16. Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group

    Supernatural Strategies for Making a Rock 'n' Roll Group

    $14.95

    Ian F. Svenonius' experience as an iconic underground rock musician—playing in such highly influential and revolutionary outfits as The Make-Up and The Nation of Ulysses—gives him special insight on techniques for not only starting but also surviving a rock 'n' roll group. Learn More
  17. Sparks-tastic

    Sparks-Tastic: Twenty-One Nights with Sparks in London

    $14.00

    In 2008, Tosh Berman—author and publisher of TamTam Books—got on a plane with a single motive: "Sparks Spectacular." Learn More
  18. Slanted & Enchanted

    Slanted and Enchanted: The Evolution of Indie Culture

    $14.00

    A lively examination of the spirit and practices that have made the indie movement into a powerful cultural phenomenon. Learn More
  19. Sex, Drugs, And Cocoa Puffs

    Sex, Drugs, And Cocoa Puffs: A Low Culture Manifesto

    $16.00

    The first book in history to examine breakfast cereal, reality television, tribute bands, Internet porn, serial killers, and the Dixie Chicks. Learn More
  20. Save the Last Dance for Satan

    Save The Last Dance For Satan

    $12.95

    Gritty untold music business stories from the pen of Nick Tosches. Learn More
  21. Rock 'n' Roll Babylon

    Rock 'n' Roll Babylon

    $19.95

    ROCK 'N' ROLL BABYLON is a book as legendary as its subject. Learn More
  22. Return Of The King  cover

    Return Of The King: Elvis Presley's Great Comeback

    $19.95

    Return Of The King tells the story of a tumultuous period in the life of Elvis Presley. Learn More
  23. Red Velvet Underground

    Red Velvet Underground: A Rock Memoir, with Recipes

    $16.00

    Freda Love was a 19-year-old college dropout who’d escaped Indiana for Boston when she became the drummer for The Blake Babies in 1989. Learn More
  24. Record Store Of The Mind

    Record Store of the Mind

    $13.95

    Grammy-nominated producer and Tompkins Square label founder Josh Rosenthal presents his first book, The Record Store of the Mind. Part memoir, part “music criticism”, the author ruminates over unsung musical heroes, reflects on thirty years of toil and fandom in the music business, and shamelessly lists some of the LPs in his record collection. Learn More
  25. Record Store Days

    Record Store Days: From Vinyl to Digital and Back Again

    $19.95

    In this era of digital downloads, the small, indie record shop might sound like an anachronism. But, in fact, record stores served as community centers, information exchanges, clubs, art galleries, and launching pads for numerous bands and record labels. Learn More

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