In When Ziggy Played Guitar, Dylan Jones looks back at one of the most influential moments in pop history, and the birth of an icon: David Bowie. Imprint: Windmill Books Published: 15/11/2018 ISBN: 9781786090638 Length: 304 Pages Dimensions: 198mm x 19mm x 129mm Weight: 244g RRP: £9.99 On 6 July 1972, David Bowie, with a…

“I’m not sure if you remember or not, but a while ago we said that we were gonna write a book about our band. Well, it’s almost done and it’s coming out soon, and this is what it’s gonna look like. Kinda nice, right? It’s got a little something for everyone.” With this words, Beastie…

A new book, My Week Beats Your Year: Encounters with Lou Reed, collects over 30 interviews spanning Reed’s solo career. The book will be out in August via Hat & Beard Press. The book was edited by Pat Thomas and compiled by Michael Heath. NOW UP FOR PREORDER AT HATANDBEARD.COM 🎤 🎤 🎤 My Week Beats…

After five years of painstaking research and hard work, Rich Tupica’s epic tome on the deep end of the Big Star story is ready and it arrives in August via HoZac Books. According to HoZac Books, at 400+ pages, There Was A Light is stocked with a wealth of previously-unseen color photos, personal ephemera from…

The beach, the mountain or Las Vegas, any place is good to read a good music book. Here is our selection for you: – ‘Lemon Jail: On the Road with the Replacements’ Bill Sullivan Univ Of Minnesota Press $22.95 A tour diary of life on the road with one of Minnesota’s greatest bands—with nearly 100…

Unusual Sounds: The Hidden History of Library Music, by David Hollander (Anthology Editions), is a deep dive into a musical universe that has, until now, been accessible only to producers and record collectors; a celebration of this strange industry and an examination of its unique place at the nexus of art and commerce. Featuring original…

“I’m not sure if you remember or not, but a while ago we said that we were gonna write a book about our band. Well, it’s almost done and it’s coming out soon, and this is what it’s gonna look like. Kinda nice, right? It’s got a little something for everyone.” With this words, Beastie…

The Ramones, one of the most loved and well-known bands from the last four decades, Danny Fields, one of the most influential figures in the history of punk rock, and a book: My Ramones (Coming May 2018). Danny Fields first saw the Ramones play at CBGBs in New York in 1974, and instantly offered to…