RAVE: Rave and its Influence on Art and Culture

RAVE: Rave and its Influence on Art and Culture

'RAVE' is one of the first publications to critically engage with the historical rave movement of the 1980s and 1990s as it relates to contemporary art and visual culture. Following the death of industrial Europe, Rave emerged as Europe's last big…

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Punk London 1977

Punk London 1977

Punk. London.1977. Most people blinked and missed it. Many spent a decade trying to catch up. Derek Ridgers stumbled across it by accident, where it was, in the beating filthy heart of the Roxy in middle of a derelict slum called Covent Garden.

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Motown: The Sound of Young America

Motown: The Sound of Young America

Motown: The Sound of Young America is the definitive, authorised visual history of the Detroit-based independent record company which became a style unto itself, a prolific and hugely successful production line of suave, sassy and sophisticated music…

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Headbangers

Headbangers

Headbangers is the rockin' work of Danish photographer Jacob Ehrbahn, and a collaboration with dedicated heavy metal fans discovered at European metal festivals such as Denmark's Copenhell, Germany's Wacken Open Air and Sweden's Metaltown.

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Dennis Morris: The Bollocks : A Photo Essay of The Sex Pistols

Dennis Morris: The Bollocks : A Photo Essay of The Sex Pistols

In 1977, photographer Dennis Morris, known for his iconic work with Bob Marley and the Wailers, turned his lens towards the Sex Pistols and captured an explosion of creativity that changed music and fashion forever. This powerful photo-essay,…

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Blue Note - Uncompromising Expression

Blue Note - Uncompromising Expression

Released to commemorate the 75th anniversary of the coolest and best- known label in jazz, this book celebrates over seven decades of extraordinary music from a company that has stayed true to its founders commitment to Uncompromising Expression.

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White Trash Uncut

White Trash Uncut

With the publication of with his seminal 1977 book, White Trash, Christopher Makos burst on to the photography scene and made a name for himself as the first photographer to record the convergence of the 'uptown' and 'downtown' worlds, as Debbie…

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Playground: Growing Up in the New York Underground

Playground: Growing Up in the New York Underground

While most teenagers daydreamed of summer break while playing rock 'n' roll in their bedrooms, fourteen-year-old Paul Zone danced away his youth in underground clubs with those very same rock stars, exploring the concrete playground with actors, drag…

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Metal Cats

Metal Cats

The metal scene is known for its love of dark, depressing and disturbing imagery and ideas, and its fans are often mischaracterised as violent, hateful and misanthropic. Metal Cats is hard evidence that while the music may be brutal, the people in…

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Bright Nights

Bright Nights

Tod Seelie loves New York, but not the version depicted in postcards. His city is an underground haven for people at society's edges, people who come alive at night, who make music and art and noise and mess.

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Labour of Love & Hate

Labour of Love & Hate

Sydostasien; härliga stränder, utsökt mat, storslagna tempel och det berömda leendet. Och hårdrock. Labour of Love & Hate tar dig bakom den polerade turismfasaden - till den svettiga konserten, den glada efterfesten och…

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Mods & Rockers

Mods & Rockers

The first and only book to chart of one British youth culture's most explosive eras.During the spring of ’64, an unparalleled moral panic spread among the people of Britain, as two bitterly opposed domestic factions, the likes of which had not…

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Celebrity Vinyl

Celebrity Vinyl

Celebrity Vinyl is a laugh-riot reminder of what happens when famous people decide to (unsuccessfully) give singing a try: Burt Reynolds, Shaquille O’Neal, John Travolta, Eddie Murphy, Leonard Nimoy, Alyssa Milano – the list goes on and…

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Radio Silence

Radio Silence

Hardcore är musikstilen vars helhet gjorde större intryck än de enskilda delarna. Inget av banden från den nordamerikanska vågen nådde nånsin beatlesstatus, men attityden, musiken, kläderna och publiken…

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The Stooges

The Stooges

The Stooges influens i rockhistorien kan knappast överskattas. Deras avskalade sound kopierades flitigt av punkband i slutet av 70-talet. Detta är den första biografin över gruppen. Detroit-baserade författaren Brett Callwood…

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Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn

Damon Albarn var Blurs frontfigur och tillsammans med framför allt Liam Gallagher, Noel Gallagher och Jarvis Cocker var han britpopens ansikte utåt. Men när britpopscenen slutligen dog i slutet av nittiotalet och band som Brainpool…

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Slash

Slash

Att skriva om Slash är att skriva om hår, cigaretter, höga hattar och sinnessjukt välspelade gitarrsolon. Den här boken berättar om sleazerockshjältens sedeslösa leverne och glänsande karriär i…

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Snoop Dogg: Reincarnated

Snoop Dogg: Reincarnated

The story of Snoop’s musical and spiritual journey to Jamaica, reaching its culmination during the recording of his most recent album and captured in VICE and Snoopadelic Films documentary Reincarnated.

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No Wave

No Wave

Flashing through the New York underground in the late 1970s, No Wave was the ultimate anti-movement. Its bands consisted of artists and poets untrained in music, looking to explode rock and disappear before the smoke cleared. No Wave tells the…

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101 Essential Rock Records

101 Essential Rock Records

This volume is a tribute to the vinyl album and celebrates 101 of rock s most influential records - from The Beatles' 1963 debut Please Please Me - through the Sex Pistols' Never Mind the Bollocks (1977.)Alongside the big names Bob Dylan, Jimi…

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Punk - An Aesthetic

Punk - An Aesthetic

From posters for punk-rock bands and indie filmmakers to fanzines and other independent publications, the art of the punk movement revolutionized design in ways whose influence is still felt today, and reflected the consciousness of a counterculture…

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The Beatles in comic strips

The Beatles in comic strips

A collection of some two hundred cartoon strips dedicated to the Beatles, many of which are extremely rare and now inaccessible. Forty years after their break up, the Beatles remain the biggest phenomenon of music and mass culture in the world of…

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Please kill me

Please kill me

Banbrytande mästerverk om den punkens historia, från Andy W och förspelet till Velvet Underground till Detroit och MC 5, och allt därefter. Boken slutar där andra punkhistoriker börjar, med Sex Pistols.Legs McNeil och…

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Det är inte så populärt med känslor i Sverige

Det är inte så populärt med känslor i Sverige

Det är milt sagt en intensiv upplevelse att se Lasse Fabel live, med beats eller à capella. Det är inte så populärt med känslor i Sverige är både en diktsamling och ett studioalbum, som fångar honom…

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