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Bring the Noise

Simon Reynolds

From Morrissey and Nick Cave to The Streets and Kanye West, this is the book that explores the links between hip-hop and rock. Reynolds has focused on two strands: white…

Dark Stuff

Nick Kent

In The Dark Stuff Nick Kent profiles twenty-two of the most gifted and self-destructive talents in rock history. From Brian Wilson to Syd Barrett, the Rolling Stones to Neil Young,…

Rip it Up and Start Again

Simon Reynolds

In this, the first book to take a big-picture view of the entire post-punk period, acclaimed author and music journalist Simon Reynolds recreates a time of tremendous urgency and idealism…

England’s Dreaming

Jon Savage

Jon Savage’s Ralph Gleason Award-winning England’s Dreaming is the ultimate book on punk, its progenitors, the Sex Pistols, and their time: the late 1970s. Full of anedcote, insight, and exclusive…

Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music

Phil Hardy

The Faber Companion to 20th-Century Popular Music has established itself as the classic reference work in this area. From ABBA to ZZ Top, through Noel Coward, The Skatalites and The…

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