Fall 2020 Music titles

Queen: The Neal Preston Photographs
Edited by Dave Brolan. Art direction by Richard Gray. Text by Neal Preston, Brian May, Roger Taylor.

Neal Preston is one of the most prolific and highly regarded rock photographers of all time. He began working with Queen in the mid 1970s as their tour photographer. He was present on the legendary >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526716
US $59.95 CAN $83.95 TRADE
Hbk, 9.5 x 12 in. / 304 pgs / 100 color / 220 b&w.
Pub Date: 10/29/2020 Awaiting stock

Goin’ Home with the Rolling Stones ’66: Photographs by Gered Mankowitz
Text by Gered Mankowitz. Foreword by Andrew Loog Oldham.

By the start of 1966, the Rolling Stones’ position as rock gods was established. They were making serious money and splashing out on new homes and cars. Their official photographer and friend, Gered Mankowitz, was >>more

Reel Art Press
ISBN 9781909526747
US $29.95 CAN $41.95 TRADE
Hbk, 7.75 x 9.5 in. / 96 pgs / 10 color / 90 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/03/2020 Awaiting stock

Cuba: Music and Revolution
Edited by Gilles Peterson, Stuart Baker.

The first ever book about Cuban record sleeve design, compiled by Gilles Peterson and Stuart Baker, Cuba: Music and Revolution features hundreds of rarely seen vinyl records from the start of the Cuban Revolution at >>more

Soul Jazz Books
ISBN 9781916359802
US $49.95 CAN $69.95 TRADE
Hbk, 11.75 x 11.75 in. / 256 pgs / 400 color.
Pub Date: 12/22/2020 Awaiting stock

Electronic: From Kraftwerk to the Chemical Brothers
Edited by Jean-Yves Leloup, Gemma Curtin, Maria McLintock. Introduction by Jean-Yves Leloup. Foreword by Tim Marlow. Interviews with Yuri Suzuki, Jeff Mills, James Hyman, Adrian Shaughnessy, Ian Anderson, Patrick Thévenin, Kiddy Smile.

With its roots in Detroit and Chicago in the early 1980s, electronic dance music was popularized across Europe through underground rave parties and clubs. Its impact on contemporary culture is still unfolding today. Containing interviews >>more

The Design Museum
ISBN 9781872005492
US $30.00 CAN $42.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 6.25 in. / 192 pgs / 300 color.
Pub Date: 07/14/2020 In stock

Assembling a Black Counter Culture
By DeForrest Brown, Jr.

In Assembling a Black Counter Culture, writer and musician DeForrest Brown, Jr, provides a history and critical analysis of techno and adjacent electronic music such as house and electro, showing how the genre has been >>more

Primary Information
ISBN 9781734489736
US $16.00 CAN $22.50 TRADE
Pbk, 4.5 x 7 in. / 80 pgs.
Pub Date: 05/25/2021 Awaiting stock

Marina Abramovic: 7 Deaths of Maria Callas
Introduction and text by Marina Abramovic. Text by Petter Skavlan. Photographs by Marco Anelli.

An opera production conceived by the legendary performance artist Marina Abramovic (born 1946), 7 Deaths of Maria Callas is a continuation of the artist's lifelong meditation on the female body as a source of both >>more

ISBN 9788862087315
US $65.00 CAN $92.00 TRADE
Clth, 8 x 10.25 in. / 176 pgs / 85 color.
Pub Date: 10/13/2020 In stock

Beethoven Moves
Edited by Andreas Kugler, Jasper Sharp. Text by Stefan Weppelmann, Andreas Zimmermann Herausgeber, Aleida Assmann, Jan Assmann, Werner Busch, Edmund de Waal, Olga Flor, Clemens Gadenstätter, Philipp Hauss, Vea Kaiser, Akira Kasai, Satoko Kawano, Larissa Kirillina, Birgit Lodes, Thomas Macho, Nicolas Mahler, Sheila Melvin, Jindong Cai, Jürgen Müller, Hiroshi Naito, Julia Ronge, Christopher Rothko, Norio Suda, Manfred Trojahn, Beat Wyss, Yanming Zhou, Susana Zapke, Barbara Zeman, Robert Haselbacher.

The colossal appeal of Ludwig van Beethoven’s romantic music and larger-than-life personality is explored in this publication, which gathers art both contemporaneous with the composer and more recent works influenced by or responding to him. >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747493
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 8.75 x 11.75 in. / 224 pgs / 220 color.
Pub Date: 05/19/2020 In stock

From Xenakis's UPIC to Graphic Notation Today
Edited by Peter Weibel, Ludger Brümmer, Sharon Kanach. Text by Richard Barrett, Rodolphe Bourotte, Pierre Couprie, Cyrille Delhaye, Alain Després, Julio Estrada, Rudolf Frisius, Kiyoshi Furukawa, Hugues Genevois, Kosmas Giannoutakis, Dimitris Kamarotos, Henning Lohner, Francois-Bernard Mâche, Guy Médigue, Chikashi Miyama, Lukas Nowok, Gerard Pape, Marcin Pietruszewski, Brigitte Robindoré, Julia Rommel, Julian Scordato, Takehito Shimazu, Victoria Simon, Andrei Smirnov, Ronald Squibbs, Katerina Tsioukra.

Trained in mechanical engineering, Greek-French composer Iannis Xenakis (1922-2001) transformed mathematical models into architectonic musical entities.

In the late 1970s Xenakis developed a digital apparatus that rendered waveforms drawn on a tablet as musical compositions. The >>more

Hatje Cantz
ISBN 9783775747417
US $55.00 CAN $77.00 TRADE
Hbk, 5.75 x 8.25 in. / 672 pgs / 240 color.
Pub Date: 06/16/2020 In stock

Last Days of the Opera
Edited by Christian Kircher, Gert Korentschnig, Denise Wendel-Poray.

In his epic drama The Last Days of Mankind, written in 1922, the Viennese critic and satirist Karl Kraus ridiculed the interconnected ills of modernity that he saw as fueling the war machine: nationalism, capitalism, >>more

ISBN 9788857243597
US $45.00 CAN $63.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6.5 x 9.5 in. / 448 pgs / 50 color.
Pub Date: 02/16/2021 Awaiting stock

Nothing but the Music
By Thulani Davis. Foreword by Jessica Hagedorn. Introduction by Tobi Haslett.

Written between 1974 and 1985, these are Davis’ most anthologized works. Featured musicians and dancers include Cecil Taylor, the Art Ensemble of Chicago, Bad Brains, Henry Threadgill, Thelonious Monk, the Revolutionary Ensemble, the Commodores, Ishmael >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781733723565
US $20.00 CAN $28.00 TRADE
Pbk, 5 x 7.5 in. / 68 pgs.
Pub Date: 11/17/2020 Awaiting stock

Maryanne Amacher: Selected Writings and Interviews
Edited by Bill Dietz & Amy Cimini. Text by Maryanne Amacher. Interviews by Jeffrey Bartone, Elliot Handelman, Frank J. Oteri, Keiko Prince, Barbara Golden, Amy Cimini, Bill Dietz, Kabir Carter.

Maryanne Amacher (1938-2009) was a composer of large-scale fixed-duration sound installations and a highly original thinker in the areas of perception, sound spatialization and aural architecture. She is frequently cited as a pioneer of what >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781733723572
US $40.00 CAN $56.00 TRADE
Hbk, 6.25 x 9.25 in. / 240 pgs.
Pub Date: 12/08/2020 Awaiting stock

Organic Music Societies
Edited by Lawrence Kumpf, Naima Karlsson, Magnus Nygren. Introduction by Lawrence Kumpf, Magnus Nygren. Text by Keith Knox, Rita Knox, Bengt af Klintberg, Iris R. Orton, Åke Holmquist, Pandit Pran Nath, John Esam, Michael Lindfield, Sidsel Paaske, George Trolin, Alan Halkyard, Moki Cherry, Don Cherry, Ben Young, Christer Bothén, Bengt Berger, Fumi Okiji. Interviews by Keith Knox & Rita Knox with Don Cherry, Terry Riley, Steve Roney.

Don Cherry and Moki Karlsson met in Sweden in the late ’60s. They married and began to perform together, dubbing their mix of communal art, social and environmental activism, children’s education and pan-ethnic expression “Organic >>more

Blank Forms Editions
ISBN 9781733723589
US $20.00 CAN $28.00 TRADE
Pbk, 6 x 8 in. / 300 pgs / 30 color / 40 b&w.
Pub Date: 11/24/2020 Awaiting stock


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