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- Soho Press 2014; US$ 25.00
Songs Only You Know begins when Sean is 18 and spans a dark decade when his father succumbs to crack addiction, his parents' marriage crumbles, and his younger sister spirals into a fatal depression. Sean's salvation is music. His refuge is the stage. Slumming in the trenches as a low-rent musician coincides with the worst years of his family's... more...
- Granta Publications 2014; US$ 13.32
On February 21st 2012, five members of an obscure feminist post-punk collective called Pussy Riot staged a performance in Moscow's Cathedral of Christ the Saviour. Dressed in their trademark brightly coloured dresses and balaclavas, the women performed their song 'Punk Prayer - Mother of God, Chase Putin Away!' in front of the altar. The performance... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2013; US$ 14.99
Parodying children?s read along books and songs, this storybook and CD set combines detailed, full-color comics with rock music to tell twisted tales. The accompanying five track CD from the comedy music duo, Joe Ebola and the Children MacNuggits, includes two ?story songs? included in the book. This is an all-senses carnival ride full of wry humor... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2013; US$ 85.00
1977 is usually associated with West German terrorism, but it witnessed another cultural watershed: punk music. A new reckoning with the legacy of political and aesthetic spaces, this book argues the centrality of punk music for understanding crises of state and terrorist violence, American racism and German fascism, and aesthetic production. more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter for the seminal band The Slits, she influenced a future generation of artists including Kurt Cobain and Carrie Brownstein. She formed a band with Sid Vicious and was there the night he met Nancy Spungeon. She tempted Johnny Thunders?toured America with the Clash?dated Mick Jones?and inspired... more...
- Random House 2014; US$ 11.24
?Yes, it was be there or be square as, clad in the slum chic of the hipster, he issued the slang anthems of the zip age in the desperate esperanto of the bop. John Cooper Clarke: the name behind the hairstyle, the words walk in the grooves hacking through the hi-fi paradise of true luxury? Punk. Poet. Pioneer. The Bard of Salford?s... more...
- Microcosm Publishing 2014; US$ 3.99
Much has been written about the glamorous—and short-lived—New York City punk rock scene of the late 1970s. Less has been written about the second-wave punk scene that followed in the 1980s. Unlike the earlier scene, the ‘80s punk scene took place largely outside of the established downtown clubs, in the streets and squats of the Lower East Side. ... more...
- World Scientific Publishing Company 2014; US$ 124.00
This book is an introduction to the perturbation theory for linear and nonlinear waves in dispersive and dissipative media. The main focus is on the direct asymptotic method which is based on the asymptotic expansion of the solution in series of one or more small parameters and demanding finiteness of the perturbations; this results in slow variation... more...
- Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 100.00
This new study of British popular music shows how it engages with class in mythical ways that allow audiences to perform class-based identities. Case studies on folk rock, punk and indie rock show how this performance works and explore the implications for listeners and audiences. more...