Jennifer Otter Bickerdike
In 2015, vinyl sales in the US increased by 30% - a raise for the tenth year in succession - and 1.29 million vinyl albums were sold in the UK in 2014, the first time the million mark has...
Cosey Fanni Tutti
Art Sex Music is the autobiography of a musician who, as a founding member of the avant-garde group Throbbing Gristle and electronic pioneers Chris and Cosey, has consistently challenged ...
John Waters and Eric Hanson
So what if you have talent? Then what?
In this sweeping, eloquent history of America, Kurt Andersen shows that what’s happening in our country today—this post-factual, “fake news” moment we’re all living through—is not somethi...
Howie Abrams / James Lathos
The legendary frontman of Bad Brains lost his mind and then, improbably, found his way back to sanity and stability.
Cody Smyth, Mick Rock and Gabriel Kuo
The first authorized visual record of one of New York's greatest bands from the close friend who saw it all.
Music writer, curator, and collector John Corbett burrows deep inside the record collector's mind, documenting and reflecting on his decades-long love affair with vinyl. Discussing more t...
As one of Sonic Youth’s founding members, Thurston Moore has been acknowledged as a crucial forefather of the alternative rock scene of the past thirty years. In addition to his songs wit...
Fill in the blanks of the 21 original stories inside this book inspired by the popular Comedy Central sitcom starring Ilana Glazer and Abbi Jacobson. Yaaaaas.
Joining the ranks of the classics Please Kill Me, Our Band Could Be Your Life, and Can't Stop Won't Stop, an intriguing oral history of the post-9/11 decline of the old-guard music indust...
The perfect present for buds and dormroom inhabitors, this collection of viral fake fliers is at once strange, thought-provoking, and hilarious. Printed on heavy, cardstock-like paper, th...
Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie
In this personal, eloquently-argued essay—adapted from her much-admired TEDx talk of the same name—Chimamanda Ngozi Adichie, award-winning author of Americanah,offers readers a unique def...
One of the most anticipated books of 2017: Boston Globe, New York Times Book Review, New York's "Vulture", The Week, Bustle, BookRiot David Sedaris tells all in a book that is, literally,...
Howie Abrams, Michael McLeer and Darryl McDaniels
Hip-Hop Alphabet is a wondrous alphabetical journey through the glorious history of hip-hop featuring clever rhymes and graffiti-style illustrations.
In 1994, the music critic Simon Reynolds coined a new term: post-rock. It was an attempt to give a narrative to music that used the tools of rock but did something utterly different with ...
Nathan W. Pyle
Living in New York City for five years as a transplant from Ohio, illustrator and T-shirt designer Nathan Pyle was fascinated by the unique habits and unspoken customs New Yorkers follow ...
Sometimes popular music registers our concerns and anxieties more lucidly than we realise. This is evident in the case of an ideal of childhood innocence in rapid decay in recent decades....
Weird and Gilly
This book provides a deeply intimate insight into the life and times of an extraordinarily talented guitarist. A man who was tender and caring off the stage, yet fierce and electrifying o...
Joni Mitchell may be the most influential female recording artist and composer of the late twentieth century. In Reckless Daughter, the music critic David Yaffe tells the remarkable, hear...
"This is the choose-your-own-adventure book all millennials need."--Brit & Co.Choose your way to a perfect day with this adventurous book full of personality, tongue-in-cheek wordplay...
Over the last century, many artists have made works that challenge dominant models of gender and sexuality. The results can be sexy or serious, satirical or tender, discreetly coded or de...
The Show That Never Ends is the definitive story of the extraordinary rise and fall of progressive (“prog”) rock. Epitomized by such classic, chart-topping bands as Yes, Genesis, Pink Flo...
Full of beautiful artwork featuring 100 rule-breaking, precedent-setting women, this delightful volume is not only the perfect coffee table accent (all the pretty pictures!) but it's a br...
The sleek hi-fi console in a well-appointed midcentury American living room might have had a stack of albums by musicians like Frank Sinatra, Elvis Presley, or Patti Page. It was just as ...
In 1967, a 20-year-old David Jones decided to change his name to avoid confusion with the lead singer of the Monkees. He decided on 'Bowie'. By this time, Jones had been playing music for...
The story of Metal Blade Records is the story of Brian Slagel-a metal-obsessed Southern California kid who launched a fanzine and landed a record store job before cobbling together what h...
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