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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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Recently Published

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

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: 01/11/2017

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: 27/10/2017

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: 06/10/2017

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

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

Coming Soon

Taking Punk To The Masses From Nowhere to Nevermind by Jacob McMurray Taking Punk To The Masses From Nowhere to Nevermind


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

The Day The Country Died A History of Anarcho Punk 1980 to 1984 by Ian Glasper The Day The Country Died A History of Anarcho Punk 1980 to 1984


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Primus: Over The Electric Grapevine Insight into Primus and the World of Les Claypool by Greg Prato Primus: Over The Electric Grapevine Insight into Primus and the World of Les Claypool


Format: Hardback - Released: 26/01/2018

Touch And Go The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79-'83 by Tesco Vee, Dave Stimson, Steve Miller Touch And Go The Complete Hardcore Punk Zine '79-'83
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Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years by Alex Ogg, Winston Smith, Ruby Ray Dead Kennedys Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, The Early Years
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Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Burning Britain The History of UK Punk 1980-1984 by Ian Glasper Burning Britain The History of UK Punk 1980-1984


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Trapped In A Scene UK Hardcore 1985-89 by Ian Glasper Trapped In A Scene UK Hardcore 1985-89


Format: Paperback - Released: 26/01/2018

Goth The True Story of Post-Punk by John Robb Goth The True Story of Post-Punk

Based on countless interviews with the key players of the era, as well as his own insights from the goth clubs and gigs where he saw it all, he has written the definitive book, taking in everything: goth's roots, from...
Format: Paperback - Released: 08/02/2018

Modest Mouse 1992-2010 by Pat Graham Modest Mouse 1992-2010


Format: Hardback - Released: 30/03/2018

Other books in this genre

Blondie 2018 Wall Calendar by Chris Stein Blondie 2018 Wall Calendar


Format: Calendar - 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

Green Day Rising Before the Dookie Flew by Dr Michael, Ph. PH. Sharon Green Day Rising Before the Dookie Flew
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Format: Hardback - Released: 16/05/2017

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

Bu San Bu Si by J.W. Henley Bu San Bu Si

Bu San Bu Sinot three not four. To the Taiwanese people, its an idiom used to describe the punks, lowlifes, and losers of societythe ones who dont fit in, and never will. Its what they would call someone like Xiao...
Format: eBook - Released: 02/05/2017

Green Day Rising Before the Dookie Flew by Dr Michael, Ph. PH. Sharon Green Day Rising Before the Dookie Flew
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Format: Paperback - Released: 25/04/2017

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