Music

    Freedom, Rhythm and Sound

    By Stuart Baker

    Paperback £20.45

    Shock and Awe

    By Simon Reynolds

    Paperback £9.65

    Explores most decadent of genres on both sides of the Atlantic. This title charts the retro future sounds, outrageous styles and gender-fluid sexual politics that came to define the first half of the seventies. It also brings right up to date with a final chapter on glam in hip hop,...

    Hold Tight: Black Masculinity, Millennials and the Meaning of Grime

    By Jeffrey Boakye

    Paperback £8.45

    HOLD TIGHT is a book about being black, British and born after 1980. It's also about Grime. Celebrating over fifty key songs that make up Grime's DNA, Jeffrey Boakye explores the meaning of the music and why it has such resonance in the UK. Insightful and very funny HOLD TIGHT...

    King Kong - Our Knot of Time and Music

    By Pat Williams

    Paperback £7.65

    On 2 February 1959, a musical about the life and times of heavyweight boxing star Ezekiel Dhlamini known as 'King Kong' opened in Johannesburg to a packed audience that included Nelson Mandela. King Kong was not just South Africa's first ever musical, but one that grew out of a collaboration...

    Substance: Inside New Order

    By Peter Hook

    Paperback £8.30

    The iconic bass player tells the third, arguably the most important and certainly most controversial part of his story: the New Order years

    Smashing it Up

    By Kieron Tyler

    Hardback £14.60

    Three Choirs Festival: A History

    By Anthony Boden

    Hardback Save £0.00 = £25.00

    Described in the Radio Times 27 July 2015 as 'A remarkable, unique institution lying at the heart of British life', the Three Choirs Festival celebrated its three-hundred-year anniversary in 2015.

    Sun & the Moon & the Rolling Stones

    By Rich Cohen

    Paperback Save £2.69 = £8.30

    A panoramic, stylish narrative history of the Rolling Stones, viewed through the impassioned and opinionated lens of Vanity Fair contributor Rich Cohen, who traveled with the band in the 1990s as a reporter for Rolling Stone

    Spider from Mars

    By Woody Woodmansey

    Paperback £7.04

    For many fans, David Bowie's Ziggy Stardust era remains the most extraordinarily creative period in his career. As a member of Bowie's legendary band at the time - The Spiders From Mars - Woody Woodmansey played drums on four seminal albums: The Man Who Sold The World, Hunky Dory, The...

    Rock in a Hard Place

    By Orlando Crowcroft

    Paperback Save £3.51 = £9.48

    From Tehran to Riyadh, Cairo to Nazareth, this is the story of how a new generation of rockers and rappers are trying to change the Middle East.

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