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The Book of Exodus
The Book of Exodus
Written by Vivien Goldman
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ISBN: 9780307421869
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The Book of Exodus
The Making and Meaning of Bob Marley and the Wailers' Album of the Century
Written by Vivien Goldman


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

Follow the Sacred Journey to Create One of the Lasting Musical Masterpieces of Our Time


Bob Marley is one of our most important and influential artists. Recorded in London after an assassination attempt on his life sent Marley into exile from Jamaica, Exodus is the most lasting testament to his social conscience... Read more >
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Don't the Moon Look Lonesome
Don't the Moon Look Lonesome
Written by Stanley Crouch
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ISBN: 9780307425614
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Don't the Moon Look Lonesome
A Novel in Blues and Swing
Written by Stanley Crouch


Format: eBook, 576 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $11.99

Stanley Crouch's gloriously bold first novel provides an intimate and epic portrait of America that breaks all the rules in crossing the boundaries of race, sex, and class. Blonde Carla from South Dakota is a jazz singer who has been around the block. Almost suddenly, she finds herself fighting to hold... Read more >
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Higher Ground
Higher Ground
Written by Craig Werner
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ISBN: 9780307420879
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Higher Ground
Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, Curtis Mayfield, and the Rise and Fall of Americ an Soul
Written by Craig Werner


Format: eBook, 352 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

In Higher Ground, one of our most insightful music writers brilliantly reinterprets the lives of three pop geniuses and the soul revolution they launched.

Soul music is one of America's greatest cultural achievements, and Stevie Wonder, Aretha Franklin, and Curtis Mayfield are three of its most inspired practitioners. In midcentury America it... Read more >
A Long Strange Trip
A Long Strange Trip
Written by Dennis McNally
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ISBN: 9780307418777
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A Long Strange Trip
The Inside History of the Grateful Dead
Written by Dennis McNally


Format: eBook, 704 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

The complete history of one of the most long-lived and legendary bands in rock history, written by its official historian and publicist–a must-have chronicle for all Dead Heads, and for students of rock and the 1960s’ counterculture.

From 1965 to 1995, the Grateful Dead flourished as one of the most beloved, unusual... Read more >
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Shostakovich and Stalin
Shostakovich and Stalin
Written by Solomon Volkov
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ISBN: 9780307427724
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Shostakovich and Stalin
The Extraordinary Relationship Between the Great Composer and the Brutal Dictato r
Written by Solomon Volkov


Format: eBook, 336 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $15.99

“Music illuminates a person and provides him with his last hope; even Stalin, a butcher, knew that.” So said the Russian composer Dmitri Shostakovich, whose first compositions in the 1920s identified him as an avant-garde wunderkind. But that same singularity became a liability a decade later under the totalitarian rule of... Read more >
Staring at Sound: The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips
Staring at Sound: The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips
Written by Jim Derogatis
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ISBN: 9780307419316
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Staring at Sound: The True Story of Oklahoma's Fabulous Flaming Lips

Written by Jim Derogatis


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: December 18, 2007
Price: $13.99

An engrossing and intimate portrait of the Oklahoma-based psychedelic pop band the Flaming Lips, cult heroes to millions of indie-rock fans.

In July 2002, the Flaming Lips released an ambitious album called Yoshimi Battles the Pink Robots, which merged elements of orchestral pop, electronic dance music, and old-fashioned psychedelic rock with lyrical... Read more >
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Living Proof
Living Proof
Text by Ruckus and Uptown, Photographed by David Allen Harvey
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576874035
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Living Proof

Text by Ruckus and Uptown
Photographed by David Allen Harvey


Format: Hardcover, 112 pages
On Sale: December 1, 2007
Price: $29.95

Hip hop, which first began on the streets of the South Bronx in the early 1970s, has traveled the globe, finding a home in every corner of the planet. Remade by local cultures in their own language and regional style, hip hop’s versatility speaks to its accessibility and universality. The lyrics... Read more >
Enter the Babylon System
Enter the Babylon System
Written by Rodrigo Bascunan and Christian Pearce
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780679313892
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Enter the Babylon System
Unpacking Gun Culture from Samuel Colt to 50 Cent
Written by Rodrigo Bascunan and Christian Pearce


Format: Trade Paperback, 368 pages
On Sale: November 20, 2007
Price: $19.00

A docu-style investigation of our fascination with the gun, from the perspective of the hip-hop generation.

The 2003 shooting death of Toronto community-centre worker Kempton Howard put the spotlight on hip hop’s fixation with guns. Media and police soon blamed rap music and its tales of gang life on bullet-ridden US streets... Read more >
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Mosaic
Mosaic
Written by Amy Grant
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780385524148
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Mosaic
Pieces of My Life So Far
Written by Amy Grant


Format: eBook, 256 pages
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $9.99

One of America’s most popular music artists shares beautiful pieces of an unforgettable human mosaic, revealing pieces of a life in progress.


With her unmistakable voice and honest lyrics, Amy Grant has captured a unique place in American music. As the bestselling Christian music artist of all time, a crossover pop sensation... Read more >
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Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Compact Disc
ISBN: 9780739357392
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Compact Disc
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $29.95

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by Simon Prebble
Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9780739357408
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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by Simon Prebble


Format: Abridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $14.98

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat.  But the power of music goes much... Read more >
Musicophilia
Musicophilia
Written by Oliver Sacks, Read by John Lee
Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
ISBN: 9781415942673
Our Price: $22.50

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Musicophilia
Tales of Music and the Brain
Written by Oliver Sacks
Read by John Lee


Format: Unabridged Audiobook Download
On Sale: October 16, 2007
Price: $22.50

Music can move us to the heights or depths of emotion. It can persuade us to buy something, or remind us of our first date. It can lift us out of depression when nothing else can. It can get us dancing to its beat. But the power of music goes much... Read more >
The Toughest Show on Earth
The Toughest Show on Earth
Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781400096756
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The Toughest Show on Earth

Written by Joseph Volpe and Charles Michener


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: October 9, 2007
Price: $17.00

The Toughest Show on Earth is the ultimate behind-the-scenes chronicle of the divas and the dramas of New York’s Metropolitan Opera House, by the remarkable man who rose from apprentice carpenter to general manager.

Joseph Volpe gives us an anecdote-filled tour of more than four decades at the Met, an institution full... Read more >
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Can't Buy Me Love
Can't Buy Me Love
Written by Jonathan Gould
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ISBN: 9780307405494
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Can't Buy Me Love
The Beatles, Britain, and America
Written by Jonathan Gould


Format: eBook
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $14.99

Nearly twenty years in the making, Can’t Buy Me Love is a masterful work of group biography, cultural history, and musical criticism. That the Beatles were an unprecedented phenomenon is a given. In Can’t Buy Me Love, Jonathan Gould seeks to explain why, placing the Fab Four in the broad and... Read more >
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823076871
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This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring
"A Practical Guide to Creating, Selling, Organizing, and Staging Concerts"
Written by Ray D. Waddell, Rich Barnet and Jake Berry


Format: Hardcover, 272 pages
On Sale: October 2, 2007
Price: $24.95

The only book that looks at the business of concert promotion. Concerts are part art, part party—and a big part business. This Business of Concert Promotion and Touring is the first to focus on that all-important business aspect, from creating a show, to selling a show, to organizing the show, to... Read more >
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Masters of Movement
Masters of Movement
Written by Rose Eichenbaum, Foreword by Clive Barnes
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9781588342485
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Masters of Movement
Portraits of America's Great Choreographers
Written by Rose Eichenbaum
Foreword by Clive Barnes


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: October 1, 2007
Price: $27.95

Where does the impulse to create originate? How does one cope with the highs and lows of the artist's life? What is the choreographer's responsibility to the dancers, the audience, the self? These are just a few of the probing questions that Rose Eichenbaum, a dancer turned photographer, asks 59 of... Read more >
Ani DiFranco
Ani DiFranco
Written by Ani DiFranco
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781583228234
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Ani DiFranco
Verses
Written by Ani DiFranco


Format: Hardcover, 96 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $18.95

With eight Grammy nominations and sales of over 4.5 million, Ani DiFranco is one of America’s most fiercely independent and beloved musicians, as well as an outspoken voice of conscience. For the first time, she releases a book of poetry and paintings, capturing her essential artistry that has helped define and... Read more >
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Misshapes
Misshapes
Written by The MisShapes
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873816
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Misshapes

Written by The MisShapes


Format: Hardcover, 176 pages
On Sale: September 4, 2007
Price: $25.00

&ldquo...a low-ceilinged, sweaty, black box of a room is filled with people of every color, sexual-orientation, height, weight, dress-sense (or non-sense) imaginable. They all have just one thing in common: they're all a little bit... different. The Misshapes have found their box.”
—Jarvis Cocker

Misshapes is a collection of... Read more >
The Breaks
The Breaks
Text by Bill Adler and Tom Terrell, Photographed by Janette Beckman
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873977
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The Breaks
Stylin' and Profilin' 1982-1990
Text by Bill Adler and Tom Terrell
Photographed by Janette Beckman


Format: Hardcover, 144 pages
On Sale: August 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

“These images, which span music, street culture, and hip hop icons from 1982 to 1990, feature entertainers at the breaking point of their careers. The pictures manifest the genius of underground scenes and highlight their influence on today's music scene.”
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In the fall of 1982, celebrated photographer of the... Read more >
Wild Style
Wild Style
Written by Charlie Ahearn
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781576873649
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Wild Style
The Sampler
Written by Charlie Ahearn


Format: Hardcover, 200 pages
On Sale: July 1, 2007
Price: $35.00

“I mean love is love. Recognize the Hip Hop culture, cause that’s what we are doing. We’re having fun with it. We spread love. There’s no animosity. There’s no prejudice in our culture. None of that. It’s red black green orange. We all in it. We come from Japan. You ever... Read more >
This Business of Music, 10th Edition
This Business of Music, 10th Edition
Written by M. William Krasilovsky and Sidney Shemel, Contribution by John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780823077236
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This Business of Music, 10th Edition

Written by M. William Krasilovsky and Sidney Shemel
Contribution by John M. Gross and Jonathan Feinstein


Format: Hardcover, 528 pages
On Sale: June 26, 2007
Price: $29.95

The bible of the music industry! Now in its tenth edition, This Business of Music has been revised and completely updated to reflect the latest changes in the ever-evolving music business. Every chapter has been revised. An entirely new chapter has been added, asking and answering the question “Are there borders... Read more >
Check the Technique
Check the Technique
Written by Brian Coleman, Introduction by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780812977752
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Check the Technique
Liner Notes for Hip-Hop Junkies
Written by Brian Coleman
Introduction by Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson


Format: Trade Paperback, 528 pages
On Sale: June 12, 2007
Price: $22.00

A Tribe Called Quest • Beastie Boys • De La Soul • Eric B. & Rakim • The Fugees • KRS-One • Pete Rock & CL Smooth • Public Enemy • The Roots • Run-DMC • Wu-Tang Clan • and twenty-five more hip-hop immortals

It’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have... Read more >
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Beats Rhymes & Life
Beats Rhymes & Life
Written by Ytasha Womack, Edited by Kenji Jasper, Foreword by Michael Eric Dyson
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767919777
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Beats Rhymes & Life
What We Love and Hate About Hip-Hop
Written by Ytasha Womack
Edited by Kenji Jasper
Foreword by Michael Eric Dyson


Format: Trade Paperback, 320 pages
On Sale: May 15, 2007
Price: $19.00

Our generation made hip-hop. But hip-hop also made us. Why are suburban kids referring to their subdivision as “block”? Why has the pimp become a figure of male power? Why has dodging the feds become an act of honor long after one has made millions as a legitimate artist? What happens...

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Songs in the Key of My Life
Songs in the Key of My Life
Written by Ferentz Lafargue
Format: Trade Paperback
ISBN: 9780767924061
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Songs in the Key of My Life
A Memoir
Written by Ferentz Lafargue


Format: Trade Paperback, 192 pages
On Sale: May 8, 2007
Price: $12.95

“Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.” —Stevie Wonder, “Sir Duke”

In 2003, young professor Ferentz LaFargue traveled to Paris, where his fiancée, Tricia, declared she wasn’t happy with their relationship, ending what he thought was a wonderful engagement. After days of “craying”—“that sorrow-laden blend of crying...

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The Life and Death of Classical Music
The Life and Death of Classical Music
Written by Norman Lebrecht
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ISBN: 9781400096589
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The Life and Death of Classical Music
Featuring the 100 Best and 20 Worst Recordings Ever Made
Written by Norman Lebrecht


Format: Trade Paperback, 352 pages
On Sale: April 10, 2007
Price: $16.00

In this compulsively readable, fascinating, and provocative guide to classical music, Norman Lebrecht, one of the world’s most widely read cultural commentators tells the story of the rise of the classical recording industry from Caruso’s first notes to the heyday of Bernstein, Glenn Gould, Callas, and von Karajan.

Lebrecht compellingly demonstrates that classical recording... Read more >
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