MUSIC: COMPOSERS, CONDUCTORS, GROUPS

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Clth, 9.75 x 12 in. / 400 pgs / 150 color / 160 bw.

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Catalog: FALL 2018 p. 6   

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BROWSE THE 2018 FALL CATALOG

From 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' to 'The Swimming Pool in Photography' to 'Protest: The Aesthetics of Resistance,' with new monographs on Yayoi Kusama, Hilma af Klint, James Turrell and Jack Whitten, and announcing D.A.P. distribution for Glenstone Museum and SPBH Editions.

  

REEL ART PRESS

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin


Featured image is reproduced from 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin.'

Page, Plant and Jones have collaborated with Reel Art Press to publish the first illustrated book celebrating 50 years since Led Zeppelin formed

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is the first and only official illustrated book ever to be produced in full collaboration with the members of the band. Celebrating 50 years since their formation, this definitive 400-page volume charts the group's unparalleled musical career from the very first performance in a tiny club, to their performance at London's O2 Arena, when 20 million fans broke the world record for highest demand for tickets for a single concert.

The book features over 300 photographs—many seen here for the first time—of Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones and John Bonham from photographers around the world, and photographs from the band members' personal collections. The band are seen on and off stage, in candid moments and in the recording studio. Accompanying the photographs is rare and unseen artwork from the Led Zeppelin archives, and fascinating documents and images from the Atlantic Records vaults.


Featured image is reproduced from 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin.'

PRAISE AND REVIEWS

Publishers Weekly

Steve Futterman

The visual allure of Led Zeppelin in its prime was a not-inconsiderable element of the band's colossal appeal.

Billboard

Rebecca Milzoff

…an assemblage of vivid photographs, artworks and more culled from the band’s personal archive. The images mix the epic and the intimate, the iconic and the rarely seen…

Daily Beast

Kelly Caminero

…a 400-page time capsule into the bands exceptional career, and sequentially depicts artwork, illustrations and curated photographs personally chosen from the band's never before seen archives.

Daily Mail

Keith Griffith

New behind-the-scenes photos offer a rare glimpse into the world of Led Zeppelin through the years.

Another Man

Benjamin Hammond

Shines a new light on the band and their monumental legacy.

Blabbermouth

This 400-page chronology spans half a century of the band's unparalleled career.

Uproxx

Corbin Reiff

A massive, 400-page coffee table tome, filled with glossy, high resolution shots of the band at their decadent, high-flying best, with annotations written by Jimmy Page, Robert Plant, John Paul Jones, and quotes from the late, great John Bonham.

The Guardian

The first official visual history of the band who made rock heavier than ever before, with unprecedented access to their photographic archive.

CNN

Kyle Almond

Takes readers on tour with the band and offers a behind-the-scenes look along with handwritten lyric sheets, elaborate concert posters and colorful backstage passes.

PDN

This is the story of the band who defined rock and roll, as seen by the band themselves.

CR Fashion Book

Sophie Shaw

Take a walk down memory lane with one of the greatest rock bands of all time.

Esquire

Chock-full of personal photographs, reproductions of posters, backstage passes, and handwritten lyrics.

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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 8/28/2018

WATCH the 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' book trailer!

WATCH the 'Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin' book trailer!

Releasing October 9, 2018, Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is the first and only official illustrated book ever to be produced in full collaboration with the members of the band. See the official book trailer below and get ready for the art and music publishing event of the year!
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FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/10/2018

John Paul Jones on Led Zeppelin, acoustic sets and the mandolin

John Paul Jones on Led Zeppelin, acoustic sets and the mandolin

"I bought a mandolin in a thrift shop in Evansville, Indiana," Led Zeppelin bassist John Paul Jones writes in response to this Carl Dunn photograph from Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin. "I think I'd heard some Fairport Convention so I learned a couple of their tunes. It was nice to sit down and just be acoustic. Jimmy wrote most of his electric riffs and all the songs on that acoustic. It was a drastic change of pace in the show but by that time we were opening for ourselves. Those that wanted to go to the bar could, it was hard shutting them up at first, but then people really enjoyed it and it became part of the set. I started traveling with the mandolin everywhere because it's small. I love it. To this day I carry a mandolin wherever I go." continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/8/2018

Jimmy Page on Led Zeppelin

Jimmy Page on Led Zeppelin

"The first rehearsal was planned in a basement in Gerrard Street, London," Jimmy Page writes in his Prologue to Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin, the international blockbuster releasing tomorrow (!!) from Reel Art Press. "Our equipment was set up and after tuning up there was a count in and we began to play together. At the end of that number I believe each and every one of us had a musical communion like no other. It would be a life-changing experience…" Featured photograph was taken by Ian Dickson during Led Zeppelin's May 1975 performance at Earls Court Arena, London. continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 10/9/2018

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin releases today!

Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin releases today!

Independent bookstores rejoice! October 9 has finally arrived and Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin is now available worldwide! Held under strict embargo until today, this whopping 400-page collection of rare artworks, previously unpublished images and documents unearthed from the vaults of Atlantic Records is the only official book ever authored by the living members of the band. "I experienced unimaginable creative peaks and vivid adventure, often played out against a relentless emotional landscape," Robert Plant is quoted in his Epilogue. "There were no instructions inside the box we opened, no preparation for the journey, no clues, no destinations. So rough and ragged, joyous and ecstatic, and gone." Pictured here, clockwise from top left, are Robert Plant, Jimmy Page, John Paul Jones and John Bonham, photographed by Dick Barnatt in December, 1968. continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 9/28/2018

Led Zeppelin celebrates 50 years!

Led Zeppelin celebrates 50 years!

Today Led Zeppelin celebrates the fiftieth anniversary of the band's first day in the studio together with three new digital streaming titles, a new fiftieth-anniversary logo and promotions in independent music stores worldwide. We thought we'd join in with this July 1979 photo (taken in Knebworth, Hertfordshire, UK) from Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin, releasing October 9 worldwide. It's one of more than 300 images from the band's private archives, published alongside various texts and commentary, historical and original to the book, from Page, Plant, Jones and Bonham (who died in 1980.) "We knew how good we were," Jimmy Page is quoted. "The way the alchemy bonded and the way the band was to showcase each of us as a serious musician. Certainly the live situation created an extra element." continue to blog


FROM THE ARTBOOK BLOG

CORY REYNOLDS | DATE 9/18/2018

Better than we even dreamed: Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

Better than we even dreamed: Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin

October 9 is the worldwide launch date for Led Zeppelin by Led Zeppelin—the first and only official illustrated book ever produced in full collaboration with the members of the band. And while we can't release the book to the public yet, we do have copies in hand, and we can definitively say that the book is even better than we dared to dream. At 400 pages, this beautifully-edited linen-bound fiftieth-anniversary photobook features more than 300 photographs, artworks and articles of ephemera culled from the band's private archives—many of which have never been published before. A true labor of love from the publisher, London-based Reel Art Press, this volume can be pre-ordered through your favorite independent bookstore! Featured photograph, by Chuck Boyd, was taken during a March 27, 1970, show at The Forum, Los Angeles. continue to blog


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THE BEATLES IN COMIC STRIPS

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JOHN CAGE: 4'33''– SOUNDS LIKE SILENCE

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LED ZEPPELIN BY LED ZEPPELIN

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LA NILSSON: MY LIFE IN OPERA

By Birgit Nilsson. Preface by Georg Solti. Afterword by Peggy Tuller.

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The Verve: Photographs by Chris Floyd

THE VERVE: PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRIS FLOYD

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REEL ART PRESS

ISBN: 9781909526532 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 10/24/2017
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The Verve: Photographs by Chris Floyd

THE VERVE: PHOTOGRAPHS BY CHRIS FLOYD

Edited by Dave Brolan. Foreword by Michael Holden. Introduction by Chris Floyd.

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ISBN: 9781909526532 | US $39.95

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MICHAEL STIPE: VOLUME 1

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Christopher Knowles: In a Word

CHRISTOPHER KNOWLES: IN A WORD

Text by Hilton Als, Anthony Elms, Lauren DiGiulio, Christopher Knowles.

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Pub Date: 3/27/2018
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Eric Baudelaire: The Music of Ramón Raquello & His Orchestra and Other Stories

ERIC BAUDELAIRE: THE MUSIC OF RAMóN RAQUELLO & HIS ORCHESTRA AND OTHER STORIES

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The "Odessey": The Zombies in Words and Images

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REEL ART PRESS/BMG BOOKS

ISBN: 9781909526440 | US $39.95

Pub Date: 3/30/2017
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