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Birth School Metallica Death

November 22, 2013 | by Faber Social

On 07.11.13 buskers played Metallica at tube stations across London to celebrate the publication of Birth School Metallica Death, the definitive book…

Wise words from Viv Albertine

November 18, 2013 | by Faber Social

You know that thing you’ve been dying to get off your chest? Well, now is the time to share it! Faber & Faber have teamed up with Tatty Devine to…

Richard Milward at The Social

November 11, 2013 | by Faber Social

After enjoying a three-month subterranean existence pasted to the tiles of The Tunnel Gallery under Middlesbrough train station, a new series of my pa…

DBC Pierre, Michael Smith and Andrew Weatherall

October 30, 2013 | by Faber Social

Faber & Faber publish new books by DBC Pierre and Michael Smith as special editions, fusing literary talent with art, film – and music from DJ And…

Bob Stanley Reviews Morrissey

October 28, 2013 | by Faber Social

The first third of Autobiography is finely honed and lyrical, with Manchester’s red brick walls the constant backdrop. It will remind everyone, and no…

Faber Social presents the Saint Etienne Christmas Party 2013

October 24, 2013 | by Faber Social

This event is now sold out, thanks folks! Much-loved pop trio Saint Etienne invite you to celebrate Christmas with them in style at their only event o…

Life’s too short to be shy… with Tatty Devine

October 11, 2013 | by Faber Social

This November, Faber Social and Tatty Devine join forces to celebrate women’s voices. As a female led company, Tatty Devine believe in being an indivi…

Bob Stanley’s Pop Playlist

October 9, 2013 | by Faber Social

Bob Stanley’s Yeah Yeah Yeah tells the chronological story of the modern pop era, from its beginnings in the fifties with the dawn of the charts, viny…

Faber to publish Original Rockers by Richard King

September 25, 2013 | by Faber Social

In Autumn 2015, Faber will publish Original Rockers: A Meditation on the Disappearing Landscape of Record Shops, a new book by author Richard King. Ri…

So Farr So Good

September 24, 2013 | by Faber Social

A few weeks ago I attended Farr Festival – a small dance-music event in the middle of a forest in Hertfordshire. It started a few years back as a priv…

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