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A unique, moving and dazzlingly researched exploration of the places, people, musicians, writers and filmmakers that inspired David Jones to become David Bowie, what we can learn from his life's work and journey, and why he will always matter.
When David Bowie died on 10th Ja... read more

Why Bowie Matters
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From iconic musicians Tegan and Sara comes a nostalgic memoir about high school, detailing their first loves and first songs in a compelling look back at their origin story. 'Honest and hilarious, dishy and sweet, smart and self-aware and utterly charming.' Carmen Maria Machado, author of... read more

High School
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California, 1991. All his life, people have told Jeff Buckley how much he looks like his father, the famous '60s folksinger he barely knew. But Jeff believes he has a gift of his own: a rare, octave-spanning voice and a songwriting genius that has only started to show its... read more

Grace - The Jeff Buckley Story
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Iggy Pop hasn't simply left a mark on music; he's left blood stains all over it. From fronting the legendary proto-punk band The Stooges to collaborating with an eclectic mix of artists including David Bowie, Lou Reed, Debbie Harry, Jack White an... read more

'Til Wrong Feels Right: Lyrics and Pictures of Iggy Pop
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Roots is the history of live music in Melbourne, from jazz to blues, country, folk, rhythm and blues to rock, and the socio-political stories of those musicians who played what they wanted, when they wanted, without a damn.

Roots: How Melbourne Became the Live Music Capital of the World
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This is the first book to offer a comprehensive explanation of how humans experience music and to unravel the mystery of our perennial love affair with it. Using musical examples from Bach to the Beatles, Levitin reveals the role of music in... read more

This is Your Brain on Music: Understanding a Human Obession
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What Britain refined, America defined. Assembled by two key figures at the heart of the movement and told through the voices o musicians, artists, iconoclastic reporters and entrepreneurial groupies, PLEASE KILL ME is the full decadent story of the Ameri... read more

Please Kill Me: Uncensored Oral History of Punk
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A celebrated figure in myth, song, and story, the nightingale has captivated the imagination for millennia, its complex song evoking a prism of human emotions, --from melancholy to joy, from the fear of death to the immortality of art. But have you ... read more

Nightingales in Berlin - Searching for the Perfect Sound
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Series:The\Rice University Campbell Lectures

Artists today are at a crossroads. With funding for the arts and humanities endowments perpetually under attack, and school districts all over the United States scrapping their art curricula altogether, the place of the arts in our civic fu... read more

The Spirit of This Place - How Music Illuminates the Human Spirit
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One of the most fascinating and respected singer/songwriters of all time, Leonard Cohen has built an audience across fifty years of music-making. Second only to Bob Dylan (and perhaps Paul Simon), he commands the attention of critics and younger musicians more firmly than... read more

Leonard Cohen: Still the Man
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An anthology of conversations and essays, memories and commentary from the heyday of British pop music writing. In its heyday, from the 1960s to the 1980s, the UK music p... read more

A Hidden Landscape Once a Week: The Unruly Curiosity of the British Music Press from the '60s to the '80s... By Those Who Made It Happen
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Out of print for fifty years, Jeff Nuttall's legendary exploration of radical 1960s art, music, and protest movements."Bomb Culture is an abscess that lances itself. An extreme book, unreasonable but not irrational. Abrasive, contemptuous, attitudinizing, ignorant a... read more

Bomb Culture - 50th Anniversary Edition
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