By Oliver Lomax. 486pp hardback. The story of two of the world's greatest recorded music libraries: KPM (1956-1977) and Bruton Music (1978-1980). The Mood Modern is three books in one, weaving togethe..
By Oliver Lomax. 486pp paperback. The story of two of the world's greatest recorded music libraries: KPM (1956-1977) and Bruton Music (1978-1980). The Mood Modern is three books in one, weaving togeth..
Rich Cohen enters the Stones epic as a young journalist on the road with the band and quickly falls under their sway - privy to the jokes, the camaraderie, the bitchiness, the hard living. Inspired by..
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 Beat..
Book Review. 336pp hardback. The Sunday Times Top Ten Bestseller: Joy Division emerged in the mid-70s at the start of a two-decades long Manchester scene that was to become much mythologised. It was t..
By Ian Shirley. Biography. During a ten year period bridging the 1980s and 1990s, Bill Drummond and Jimmy Cauty created pop masterpieces at a prodigious pace, leaving behind a body of work unlike anyt..
By David Hepworth. 448pp paperback. As heard on BBC 6 Music with Shaun Keveny, BBC Radio 5 Live and Talk Radio with Eamonn HolmesThe age of the rock star, like the age of the cowboy, has passed. Like ..
Under the Big Black Sun explores the nascent Los Angeles punk rock movement and its evolution to hardcore punk as it's never been told before. Authors John Doe and Tom DeSavia have woven together an e..
Unfaithful Music and Disappearing Ink is the long-awaited memoir from Elvis Costello, one of rock and roll's most iconic stars. Born Declan Patrick MacManus, Elvis Costello was raised in London and Li..
The complete, definitive and never-before-published catalogue of Hipgnosis, Vinyl * Album * Cover * Art finally does justice to the work of the most important design collective in music history, which..