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  • Die Story von Crass - George Bergerby George Berger

    Music Sales 2010; US$ 16.49

    In der Zeit, in welcher der Punkrock den Zeitgeist beherrschte, waren Crass an der Spitze der Bewegung und definierten neue Maßstäbe. Crass waren also nicht nur das Gesicht des Anarcho-Punk, sondern auch die Speerspitze einer revolutionären Bewegung. Sie waren eine der ersten Bands die ihre eigenen Platten, Filme und Magazine veröffentlichten und... more...

  • Sex Pistols: The Inside Storyby Fred Vermorel; Judy Vermorel

    Music Sales 2011; US$ 12.75

    The Sex Pistols ’ story is one of opportunity and outrage; arising from the chaotic slums of the punk movement, Jonny Rotten and Sid Vicious typified the anarchy and anger of their generation like none-other. In little over three years the Sex Pistols had transformed popular music and paved the way the likes of the Ramones and The Clash to... more...

  • Patti Smith: A Biographyby Nick Johnstone

    Music Sales 2012; US$ 12.75

    Patti Smith is one of pop culture’s true troubadours. Emerging from the New York punk scene of the mid-seventies whilst mixing poetry, underground theatre, jazz and rock, she has left a rebellious and individual legacy like no other. Arthur Rimbaud, Robert Mapplethorpe, Sam Shepard and Bruce Springsteen are just a few who have become associated... more...

  • Grant & I: Inside And Outside The Go-Betweensby Robert Forster

    Music Sales 2017; US$ 13.99

    “In early ’77 I asked Grant if he’d form a band with me. ‘No,’ was his blunt reply.” Grant McLennan didn’t want to be in a band. He couldn’t play an instrument; Charlie Chaplin was his hero du jour. However, when Robert Forster began weaving shades Hemingway, Genet, Chandler and Joyce into his lyrics, Grant was swayed and the 80s indie sensation,... more...

  • Networks of Sound, Style and Subversionby Nick Crossley

    Manchester University Press 2015; US$ 28.99

    This book examines the birth of punk in the UK and its transformation, within a short period of time, into post-punk. Deploying innovative concepts of 'critical mass', 'social networks' and 'music worlds', and using sophisticated techniques of 'social network analysis', it teases out the events and mechanisms involved in punk's 'micro-mobilisation',... more...

  • Brave Punk Worldby Jr. James Greene

    Rowman & Littlefield Publishers 2017; US$ 38.00

    Brave Punk World explores the evolution of punk scenes in countries outside of North American and the UK. It immerses the reader in foreign scenes, describing the lifestyles and art of passionate, hard-charging groups such as Bastardos Sin Nombre, Slime, Carte de Séjour, and many more. more...

  • The Sex Pistols - 1977: The Bollocks Diariesby the Sex Pistols

    Octopus 2017; US$ 31.99

    ' ...short, sharp, to the point, minimal. 'Never Mind the Bollocks' is a blackmail note - and we got you all to pay up!' - JOHN LYDON 'When we first went in Wessex [recording studios] we went in through this side door. Freddie Mercury was there doing a vocal take and we walked right through with our guitars. He threw a wobbler.' - STEVE... more...

  • Iggy Pop: Open Up and Bleedby Paul Trynka

    Crown/Archetype 2011; US$ 15.99

    “Fellow rock stars, casual members of the public, lords and media magnates, countless thousands of people will talk of their encounters with this driven, talented, indomitable creature, a man who has plumbed the depths of depravity, yet emerged with an indisputable nobility. Each of them will share an admiration and appreciation of the contradictions... more...

  • Performing Class in British Popular Musicby Nathan Wiseman-Trowse

    Palgrave Macmillan 2008; US$ 105.00

    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...

  • Rip it Up and Start Againby Simon Reynolds

    Faber & Faber 2009; US$ 16.03

    'A fantastic tribute to an amazingly creative musical period . . . An instant pop classic, worthy of a place on your shelves beside the handful of music books that really matter.' John McTernan, Scotland on Sunday Punk revitalized rock in the mid-seventies, but the movement soon degenerated into self-parody. Rip It Up and Start Again is the... more...