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- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 44.99
Although fans and scholars alike recognize the Grateful Dead as icons of the psychedelic music, the band?s improvisatory approach still remains an enigma to the uninitiated. In Grateful Dead and the Art of Rock Improvisation , Malvinni unravels this mystery, walking readers through the band?s musical decision-making process. Written for rock... more...
- Scarecrow Press 2013; US$ 39.99
Bruce Springsteen: American Poet and Prophet by literary critic Donald L. Deardorff II classifies and explains Springsteen?s remarkable reception as it evolved from small beginnings in the Jersey shore bars of the 1970s to worldwide fame today. This book thoughtfully considers the trenchant commentary Springsteen?s albums make on the mythology... more...
- Vandenhoeck & Ruprecht 2014; US$ 78.27
Es sind »Berge von menschlichem Leid« (T. Le?čenko), mit denen man konfrontiert ist, wenn man sich mit dem Leben im Gulag beschäftigt. Inna Klause fragt, welche Bedeutung Musik in einer Welt haben konnte, die von Krankheit, Tod, aufreibender Arbeit und allgegenwärtigem Hunger bestimmt war. Die Autorin berücksichtigt in dieser ersten umfassenden... more...
- Hannibal Verlag 2012; US$ 10.31
Led Zeppelin, Black Sabbath, Deep Purple - die Trinität dieser Bands wird meist genannt, wenn zur Debatte steht, wer den Hardrock oder gar das Genre des Heavy Metal erfunden hat, sofern denn ein Genre erfunden werden kann und sich nicht vielmehr aus einer ziemlich unübersichtlichen Gemengelage zeit- und musikgeschichtlicher und vor allem zufälliger... more...
- Birlinn 2011; US$ 6.75
A book about the most emotionally articulate group to emerge from Glasgow by one of the city?s most mischievously eloquent writers is cause for celebration' - The Herald 'A comprehensive and compelling read' - The List 'An insightful and enthralling peek into the world of one of the greatest acts of the modern era' - Evening Herald Ireland 2011... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 28.99
?Ms. Albertine?s book is wiry and cogent and fearless.? Her book has an honest, lo-fi grace. If it were better written, it would be worse.??Dwight Garner, The New York Times ?Forget Katniss And Tris - Viv Albertine Is Your New Hero.?? MTV.com The Rough Trade #1 Book of the Year! Viv Albertine is a pioneer. As lead guitarist and songwriter... more...
- St. Martin's Press 2014; US$ 8.99
"Nick Zinner may be a man of few words, but who needs to talk when you can say so much with the click of a shutter button? The rock press has been striving for more than thirty years to show what life is like for a band on the road. In his own quiet way, by snapping a shot of every crowd the Yeah Yeah Yeahs have played for, every hotel room they've... more...
- MTV Books 2005; US$ 16.00
Some are born great. Some achieve greatness. Some have greatness thrust upon them. And some have the misfortune to go to school with Bono. Everyone wants to be famous. But as a young punk in Dublin in the 1970s, Neil McCormick's ambitions went way beyond mere pop stardom. It was his destiny to be a veritable Rock God. He had it all worked out:... more...
- MTV Books 2007; US$ 15.99
"The poets who fill these pages have come to testify, to bear witness to the mysterious power of Rock and Roll. -- from the Foreword by Bono "The thread or the theme That holds this tune Together is the same One that rips it open...." -- from Gimme Shelter by Bill Knott "Chunky on the shag rug, I'm looking for my anthem, I'm looking for my... more...
- Touchstone 2007; US$ 18.99
From geeks in short pants to multiplatinum artists, Barenaked Ladies are nothing less than a phenomenon. Now, for the first time in the United States, we can read their astonishing story. Steven, Ed, Jim, Tyler, and Kevin have two Grammy nominations under their belts, they've appeared on The Tonight Show and Saturday Night Live, and their music... more...