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Punk, New Wave & Indie books

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Recently Published

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 This book is a document in word & pictures with previously unpublished photos of The Sex Pistols, The Clash, The Damned, The...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 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

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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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

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

Punk is Dead: Modernity Killed Every Night by Andrew Gallix Punk is Dead: Modernity Killed Every Night

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

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

Other books in this genre

Punk and Revolution Seven More Interpretations of Peruvian Reality by Shane Greene Punk and Revolution Seven More Interpretations of Peruvian Reality

In Punk and Revolution Shane Greene radically uproots punk from its place in Western culture to situate it as a crucial element in Peru's culture of subversive militancy and political violence. Experimenting with form and content, Greene redefines how we...
Format: Hardback - Released: 23/11/2016

Punk and Revolution Seven More Interpretations of Peruvian Reality by Shane Greene Punk and Revolution Seven More Interpretations of Peruvian Reality

In Punk and Revolution Shane Greene radically uproots punk from its place in Western culture to situate it as a crucial element in Peru's culture of subversive militancy and political violence. Experimenting with form and content, Greene redefines how we...
Format: Paperback - Released: 23/11/2016

The Jucha Gary the Clash FAQ Paperback Bam Book All That s Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers by Gary J. Jucha The Jucha Gary the Clash FAQ Paperback Bam Book All That s Left to Know About the Clash City Rockers

The Clash FAQ covers the band s inception and emergence in the early British punk scene, all of the studio albums as well as bootlegs, the band s success in the U.S. and more
Format: Paperback - Released: 01/11/2016

The Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy by Paula (Independent Scholar, USA) Mejia The Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy
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The Jesus and Mary Chain's swooning debut Psychocandy seared through the underground and through the pop charts, shifting the role of noise within pop music forever. Post-punk and pro-confusion, Psychocandy became the sound of a generation poised on the brink...
Format: Paperback - Released: 20/10/2016

The Aesthetic Of Our Anger Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music by Matthew Worley The Aesthetic Of Our Anger Anarcho-Punk, Politics and Music


Format: Paperback - Released: 18/10/2016

Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980 by Rick Poynor, Toby Mott, Toby Mott Oh So Pretty: Punk in Print 1976-1980
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A compelling visual portrait of a time, place, and subculture that raised a middle finger to modern society
Format: Paperback - Released: 10/10/2016

Kurt Cobain and Nirvana - Updated Edition The Complete Illustrated History by Charles Cross, Gillian G. Gaar, Bob Gendron, Mark Yarm Kurt Cobain and Nirvana - Updated Edition The Complete Illustrated History
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Format: Paperback - Released: 01/09/2016

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