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Punk, New Wave & Indie books

See below for a selection of the latest books from Punk, New Wave & Indie category. Presented with a red border are the Punk, New Wave & Indie books that have been lovingly read and reviewed by the experts at Lovereading.

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How Soon is Now? The Madmen and Mavericks who made Independent Music 1975-2005 by Richard King How Soon is Now? The Madmen and Mavericks who made Independent Music 1975-2005

'If you look at all the people involved - Ivo, Tony Wilson, McGee, Geoff Travis, myself - nobody had a clue about running a record company, and that was the best thing about it.' Daniel Miller, Mute RecordsOne of the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/11/2017

Brave Punk World The International Rock Underground from Alerta Roja to Z-Off by James Greene Brave Punk World The International Rock Underground from Alerta Roja to Z-Off

Brave Punk World explores the evolution of punk scenes in countries outside of North American and the UK. It immerses the reader in foreign scenes, describing the lifestyles and art of passionate, hard-charging groups such as Bastardos Sin Nombre, Slime,...
Format: Hardback - Released: 15/10/2017

The Raincoats' The Raincoats by Jenn (Independent Scholar, USA) Pelly The Raincoats' The Raincoats
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In 1979, from the basement of a London squat, the Raincoats reinvented what punk could be. They had a violin player. They came from Portugal, Spain, and England. Their anarchy was poetic. Working with the iconic Rough Trade Records at...
Format: Paperback - Released: 05/10/2017

Punk Pedagogies Music, Culture and Learning by Gareth Dylan Smith Punk Pedagogies Music, Culture and Learning

Punk Pedagogies: Music, Culture and Learning brings together a collection of international authors to explore the possibilities, practices and implications that emerge from the union of punk and pedagogy. The punk ethos-a notoriously evasive and multifaceted beast-offers unique applications in...
Format: Hardback - Released: 02/10/2017

Punk Pedagogies Music, Culture and Learning by Gareth Dylan Smith Punk Pedagogies Music, Culture and Learning

Punk Pedagogies: Music, Culture and Learning brings together a collection of international authors to explore the possibilities, practices and implications that emerge from the union of punk and pedagogy. The punk ethos-a notoriously evasive and multifaceted beast-offers unique applications in...
Format: Paperback - Released: 02/10/2017

Punk is Dead by Richard Cabut, Andrew Gallix Punk is Dead
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An anthology featuring the most astute commentators and participants of the underground rise of punk, in this nuanced portrait of the era.
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/10/2017

Mute A Visual Document by Daniel Miller, Terry Burrows Mute A Visual Document
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The authoritative, sumptuously illustrated history of Mute Records, a one-man label which helped launch Depeche Mode, Nick Cave, Goldfrapp, and many more
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/10/2017

Sex Pistols 90 Days At EMI by Brian Southall, Glen Matlock Sex Pistols 90 Days At EMI
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Here is the story of how the Sex Pistols shocked and shamed EMI - the UK's most revered and profitable record company - and ended up GBP40,000 the richer thanks to manager Malcolm McLaren's cunning business strategy.
Format: Paperback - Released: 24/08/2017

Other books in this genre

Smashing it Up A Decade of Chaos with the Damned by Kieron Tyler Smashing it Up A Decade of Chaos with the Damned

The Sex Pistols, The Damned and The Clash were the originators of British punk rock. In 1976, they were a three-pronged attack on the self-satisfied rock elite and the inspiration to a new generation of music fans: the fans that...
Format: Hardback - Released: 19/06/2017

When Punk Rocked by Andy Francis When Punk Rocked

From 1976 punk rock took a stranglehold on the British music scene & shook it to the core. This book is a document in word & pictures with previously unpublished photos of The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, The...
Format: Paperback - Released: 06/06/2017

The Clash Takes on the World Transnational Perspectives on The Only Band that Matters by Samuel Cohen The Clash Takes on the World Transnational Perspectives on The Only Band that Matters

On their debut, The Clash famously claimed to be bored with the USA, but The Clash wasn't a parochial record. Mick Jones' licks on songs such as Hate and War were heavily influenced by classic American rock and roll, and...
Format: Hardback - Released: 01/06/2017

Young Marble Giants' Colossal Youth by Michael Blair, Joe Bucciero Young Marble Giants' Colossal Youth
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Welsh post-punk band Young Marble Giants released one LP in 1980 and then, like their vanishing portraits on the album's cover, disappeared. Even though Colossal Youth received positive reviews and sold surprisingly well, Young Marble Giants quickly slid into the...
Format: Paperback - Released: 04/05/2017

Bu San Bu Si A Taiwan Punk Tale by J W Henley Bu San Bu Si A Taiwan Punk Tale


Format: Paperback - Released: 02/05/2017

Spoke: Images And Stories From The 1980s Washington, Dc Punk Scene by Scott Crawford Spoke: Images And Stories From The 1980s Washington, Dc Punk Scene


Format: Hardback - Released: 07/02/2017

ROXY 100 Nights at the Roxy: Punk London 1976-77 by Andrew Czezowski, Susan Carrington, Derek Ridgers, Humphrey Murray ROXY 100 Nights at the Roxy: Punk London 1976-77
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A photographic explosion of PUNK from the legendary ROXY club in London Covent Garden 1976-77. Every picture tells a story of that time, encapsulated forever from the home of PUNK ROCK music, featuring over 90 photos of bands and people...
Format: Paperback - Released: 16/01/2017

The Fucked Up Reader by Gingko Press, Malcolm McLaren, Ian MacKaye The Fucked Up Reader
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Format: Paperback - Released: 15/12/2016

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