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Clubland
Clubland
Written by Frank Owen
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767917353
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Clubland
The Fabulous Rise and Murderous Fall of Club Culture
Written by Frank Owen


Format: Trade Paperback, 336 pages
On Sale: June 8, 2004
Price: $19.00

Outrageous parties. Brazen drug use. Fantastical costumes. Celebrities. Wannabes. Gender-bending club kids. Pulse-pounding beats. Sinful orgies. Botched police raids. Depraved criminals. Murder.

Welcome to the decadent nineties club scene.
 
In 1995, journalist Frank Owen began researching a story on Special K, a designer drug that fueled the after-midnight club scene.  He went...

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Journey of a Thousand Miles
Journey of a Thousand Miles
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz
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ISBN: 9780385524575
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Journey of a Thousand Miles
My Story
Written by Lang Lang and David Ritz


Format: Trade Paperback, 256 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $16.00

“Number One” was a phrase my father—and, for that matter, my mother—repeated time and time again. It was a phrase spoken by my parents’ friends and by their friends’ children. Whenever adults discussed the great Chinese painters and sculptors from the ancient dynasties, there was always a single artist named as... Read more >
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers
Written by Will Friedwald
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780375421495
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A Biographical Guide to the Great Jazz and Pop Singers

Written by Will Friedwald


Format: Hardcover, 832 pages
On Sale: November 2, 2010
Price: $45.00

Will Friedwald’s illuminating, opinionated essays—provocative, funny, and personal—on the lives and careers of more than three hundred singers anatomize the work of the most important jazz and popular performers of the twentieth century. From giants like Ella Fitzgerald, Louis Armstrong, Frank Sinatra, and Judy Garland to lesser-known artists like Jeri Southern...

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Rebel Music
Rebel Music
Written by Hisham Aidi
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307908681
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Rebel Music
Race, Empire, and the New Muslim Youth Culture
Written by Hisham Aidi


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: March 4, 2014
Price: $15.99

This fascinating, timely, and important book on the connection between music and political activism among Muslim youth around the world looks at how hip-hop, jazz, and reggae, along with Andalusian and Gnawa music, have become a means of building community and expressing protest in the face of the West’s policies in...

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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
Written by Lester Bangs, Edited by John Morthland
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ISBN: 9780307487896
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Main Lines, Blood Feasts, and Bad Taste
A Lester Bangs Reader
Written by Lester Bangs
Edited by John Morthland


Format: eBook, 432 pages
On Sale: December 10, 2008
Price: $13.99

Before his untimely death in 1982, Lester Bangs was inarguably the most influential critic of rock and roll. Writing in hyper-intelligent Benzedrine prose that calls to mind Jack Kerouac and Hunter S. Thompson, he eschewed all conventional thinking as he discussed everything from Black Sabbath being the first truly Catholic band... Read more >
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Heavy Metal Islam
Heavy Metal Islam
Written by Mark LeVine
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780307353399
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Heavy Metal Islam
Rock, Resistance, and the Struggle for the Soul of Islam
Written by Mark LeVine


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: July 8, 2008
Price: $15.00

“We play heavy metal because our lives are heavy metal.”
—Reda Zine, one of the founders of the Moroccan heavy-metal scene

“Music is the weapon of the future.”
—Fela Kuti

An eighteen-year-old Moroccan who loves Black Sabbath. A twenty-two-year-old rapper from the Gaza Strip. A young Lebanese singer who quotes Bob Marley’s “Redemption Song.” They... Read more >
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Le Freak
Le Freak
Written by Nile Rodgers
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780385529655
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Le Freak
An Upside Down Story of Family, Disco, and Destiny
Written by Nile Rodgers


Format: Hardcover, 336 pages
On Sale: October 18, 2011
Price: $27.00

NAMED ONE OF THE TOP 10 ROCK MEMOIRS OF ALL TIME BY ROLLING STONE
 
From Chic to Daft Punk, Nile Rodgers is the creative force behind some of the biggest hits ever recorded. Here is the story of how global pop’s greatest genius transformed his own dramatic life into the... Read more >
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Fifteen Poems
Fifteen Poems
Written by Leonard Cohen
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ISBN: 9780307961686
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Fifteen Poems

Written by Leonard Cohen


Format: eBook, 40 pages
On Sale: February 14, 2012
Price: $1.99

This selection of poems by Leonard Cohen, one of the most acclaimed singer-songwriters in the world, is accompanied by twenty-four of his striking and provocative drawings.

Cohen first made his name as a poet more than half a century ago and since then his achievements in poetry and music have made him... Read more >
A Night at the Opera
A Night at the Opera
Written by Sir Denis Forman
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780375751769
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A Night at the Opera
An Irreverent Guide to The Plots, The Singers, The Composers, The Recordings
Written by Sir Denis Forman


Format: Trade Paperback, 976 pages
On Sale: September 1, 1998
Price: $24.95

With an encyclopedic knowledge of opera and a delightful dash of irreverence, Sir Denis Forman throws open the world of opera--its structure, composers, conductors, and artists--in this hugely informative guide. A Night at the Opera dissects the eighty-three most popular operas recorded on compact disc, from Cilea's Adriana Lecouvreur to Mozart's... Read more >
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
Written by Jacob Slichter
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ISBN: 9780767919012
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So You Wanna Be a Rock & Roll Star
How I Machine-Gunned a Roomful Of Record Executives and Other True Tales from a Drummer's Life
Written by Jacob Slichter


Format: eBook
On Sale: June 29, 2004
Price: $11.99

A hilarious inside look at the real business of popular music by the drummer of Semisonic that does for rock and roll what Jim Bouton's Ball Four did for baseball.

After years of working day jobs and making music in his basement, Jacob Slichter wondered if his dreams of rock stardom were... Read more >
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