Spring 2016 Featured Music & Popular Culture

New spring 2016 books on music and popular culture including FUEL's The Music Library on record sleeve design, and Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files; Hat & Beard's The Belladonna of Sadness on the cult animated film; Beyond the Beyond, on music from the films of David Lynch; Slash, a history of the legendary LA punk magazine; Serious T'ings Gonna Happen on Jamaican dancehall fliers; and Dust-to-Digital's Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line and John Fahey: Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You... and more!

The Music Library Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Foreword by Jerry Dammers. Text by Jonny Trunk. The first edition of The Music Library, published in 2005 and now out of print, brought together the designs of more than 325 record sleeves and relevant information about these rare and elusive albums. Quickly >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780993191138
US $55.00 CAN $70.00 TRADE
Hbk, 10 x 10 in. / 248 pgs / 635 color.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files Edited by Damon Murray, Stephen Sorrell. Text by Arkady Bronnikov. Russian Criminal Tattoo Police Files Volume I features more than 180 photographs of Russian criminal tattoos and official police papers from the collection of Arkady Bronnikov, regarded as Russia’s foremost authority on criminal tattoo iconography. >>more
FUEL Publishing
ISBN 9780956896292
US $32.50 CAN $42.50 TRADE
Hbk, 5 x 8 in. / 256 pgs / 186 color.
Pub Date: 03/22/2016 | In stock
Belladonna of Sadness Edited by J.C. Gabel, Jessica Hundley. Text by J.C. Gabel. Belladonna of Sadness, the final film in the adult-oriented Animerama trilogy, is one of the great forgotten masterpieces of Japanese anime. Loosely inspired by Jules Michelet’s 1862 history of witchcraft and the occult, La Sorcière, >>more
Hat & Beard Press/Cinelicious Pics
ISBN 9780996744737
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Hbk, 9 x 12 in. / 220 pgs / 250 color / 45 b&w.
Pub Date: 08/23/2016 | Forthcoming
The Anatomical Venus By Joanna Ebenstein. Of all the artifacts from the history of medicine, the Anatomical Venus—with its heady mixture of beauty, eroticism and death—is the most seductive. These life-sized dissectible wax women reclining on moth-eaten velvet cushions—with glass eyes, >>more
D.A.P./Distributed Art Publishers, Inc.
ISBN 9781938922916
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.75 x 9.5 in. / 224 pgs / 250 color.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | In stock
Beyond the Beyond: Music from the Films of David Lynch Edited by J.C. Gabel, Jessica Hundley. Introduction by Kristine McKenna. From his early short films made in Philadelphia in the 1960s up through more recent feature films like Inland Empire (2006), legendary artist and director David Lynch (born 1946) has used sound to build mood, >>more
Hat & Beard Press/David Lynch Foundation
ISBN 9780996744706
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6 x 9 in. / 220 pgs / 100 color / 120 b&w / Audio CD.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | Forthcoming
Slash: A History of the Legendary LA Punk Magazine Edited by J.C. Gabel, Brian Roettinger. Introduction by Kristine McKenna. Text by Exene Cervenka, KK Barrett, Pat Smear, Thom Andersen, Gary Panter, Vivien Goldman, Richard Meltzer, Cali DeWitt, Nancy Sekizawa, Bryan Ray Turcotte, Ann Summa, Allan MacDowell, Claude Bessy. The legendary punk and new wave alternative weekly magazine Slash was founded in Los Angeles in 1977 by Steve Samiof, and published a total of 29 print issues before its demise in 1980 (though it >>more
Hat & Beard Press
ISBN 9780996744720
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Pbk, 9.5 x 12.25 in. / 500 pgs / 300 color / 200 b&w.
Pub Date: 06/07/2016 | Forthcoming
Serious T'ings a Go Happen Edited by J.C. Gabel, Maxine Walters. Introduction by Vivien Goldman. Text by Ross Simonini. An unofficial history of Jamaican dance hall music told through its graphic design, Serious T’ings Gonna Happen brings together more than 200 original posters and signs from the early 1980s through today, drawn from the >>more
Hat & Beard Press
ISBN 9780996744744
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 7 x 10 in. / 240 pgs / 160 color / 30 b&w.
Pub Date: 09/27/2016 | Forthcoming
Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line Introduction by Clifford R. Murphy. Text by Henry Glassie, Clifford R. Murphy, Douglas Dawling Peach. Ola Belle Reed (1916–2002) was one of the all-time greatest performers of Appalachian music. Ola Belle Reed and Southern Mountain Music on the Mason-Dixon Line combines Reed’s 1960s recordings, some of the earliest she ever >>more
ISBN 9780981734279
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 256 pgs / 50 color / 32 b&w / 2 CDs.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | Awaiting stock
John Fahey: Your Past Comes Back to Haunt You Text by Claudio Guerrieri, Glenn Jones, Malcolm Kirton, R. Anthony Lee, Byron Coley, Douglas Blazek. Afterword by Eddie Dean. More than ten years in the making, this critically acclaimed box set—originally published in 2011—features the earliest recordings of one of the most influential guitarists of the 1960s and ’70s, blues and folk pioneer John >>more
ISBN 9780997060201
US $60.00 CAN $78.00 TRADE
Slip, Hbk, 12 x 12 in. / 88 pgs / 136 b&w / 5 CDs.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Ed Templeton: Wayward Cognitions Text by Stijn Huijts. Wayward Cognitions is a collection of photographs by Ed Templeton (born 1972), chosen from his archives spanning 20 years. For this volume, Templeton selected photographs that do not fit into his usual manner of organizing >>more
Um Yeah Arts
ISBN 9780985361129
US $45.00 CAN $57.50 TRADE
Hbk, 8 x 10.75 in. / 160 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 12/31/2014 | In stock
Shore Leave Edited by Ryan Mungia. Introduction by Jim Heimann. For the thousands of US sailors bound for the Pacific theatre of World War II, the Hawaiian Islands were the staging ground for an unknown fate. Their perception of Honolulu as a tropical paradise quickly >>more
Boyo Press
ISBN 9780991619818
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Clth, 10 x 8 in. / 88 pgs / 8 color / 71 b&w.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
An Auteurist History of Film By Charles Silver. Beginning in 2009, The Museum of Modern Art offered a weekly series of film screenings titled An Auteurist History of Film. Inspired by Andrew Sarris’ seminal work The American Cinema, which developed on the idea >>more
The Museum of Modern Art, New York
ISBN 9780870709777
US $35.00 CAN $45.00 TRADE
Pbk, 8 x 10 in. / 256 pgs / 50 b&w.
Pub Date: 05/24/2016 | In stock
Cheryl Dunn: Festivals Are Good Dancing to your favorite band in a sea of 100,000 people under the stars or beneath the clouds, on the grass or in the mud, is an experience like no other. This is freedom: freedom >>more
Damiani/Standard Press
ISBN 9788862084666
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Hbk, 11.5 x 7.5 in. / 128 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Brilliant Dilletantes Introduction and text by Mathilde Weh. Text by Diedrich Diederichsen, et al. Geniale Dilletanten, or in English, Brilliant Dilletantes, was the deliberately misspelled title of a music festival that took place at the Tempodrom in Berlin in 1981 and which became a synonym for a brief era >>more
Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775740340
US $40.00 CAN $52.50 TRADE
Pbk, 8.25 x 11 in. / 160 pgs / 126 color.
Pub Date: 02/23/2016 | In stock
Varietés Text by Rafael Doctor, Juan Sánchez. Toward the end of the 1920s, the variety show became a fixture in Spanish culture, growing more daring in the increasingly permissive atmosphere of the Republican period that reigned before the Spanish Civil War. But >>more
La Fábrica
ISBN 9788416248285
US $39.95 CAN $50.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 248 pgs / illustrated throughout.
Pub Date: 04/26/2016 | In stock
Motor City Underground Edited by Cary Loren, Lorraine Wild. Interview by Kristine McKenna. Afterword by Lorraine Wild. Motor City Underground is a comprehensive document of the art, rock and roll, and political scenes of late 1960s Detroit. The images are arranged in a loose chronology, including events and subjects such as the >>more
Foggy Notion Books
ISBN 9780983587057
US $50.00 CAN $65.00 TRADE
Flexi, 9.5 x 10.25 in. / 384 pgs / 350 duotone.
Pub Date: 06/28/2016 | Forthcoming

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