Performing Arts

Music

Great books about great music - from Mahler to Motown

The Art of Sound
  • PLC (no jacket)
The visual artistry behind the evolution of sound recording with iconic, rarely-seen artefacts from the collections of the EMI Archive Trust

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The Bag I'm In

Underground Music and Fashion in Britain 1960-1990

  • Hardback
  • Distributed on behalf of Cicada

Bjork Archives

Björk

Archives

  • Slipcased
A fascinating read for serious fans – NME

Blue Note

Blue Note: Uncompromising Expression

The Finest in Jazz Since 1939

  • PLC (no jacket)
The book is sumptuous, opulent, definitive. It is a dream come true for Blue Note fans and will appeal to anyone who has more than the most fleeting interest in jazz – London Jazz News

The Chronicle of Jazz
  • Hardback
A celebration of this imaginative and enduring music, and a complete resource for both jazz aficionados and lovers of music

Kurt Cobain

Kurt Cobain

The Last Session

  • Hardback
A fitting final tribute to an iconic man – Observer

Disco

Disco

An Encyclopedic Guide to the Cover Art of Disco Records

  • PLC (no jacket)
  • Distributed on behalf of Soul Jazz Records
Features over 2000 album cover designs (including hundreds of full size covers) as well as over 700 12” sleeves

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  • PLC (no jacket)
  • Distributed on behalf of Paul Stolper

Factory Records

Factory Records

The Complete Graphic Album

  • Paperback with flaps
Breathtaking … a must-have reference for music aficionados – Computer Arts Projects

Handel
  • Paperback
A thorough and excellent guide to the life and works of the great man – The Sunday Times

Hipgnosis Portraits

Hipgnosis Portraits

10cc • AC/DC • Black Sabbath • Foreigner • Genesis • Led Zeppelin • Pink Floyd • Queen • The Rolling Stones • The Who • Wings

  • PLC (with jacket)
A time capsule of an unrepeatable decade – Esquire Weekly

Hip Hop Raised Me
  • PLC (no jacket)
A beautiful dedication to the beautiful culture – i-D

Billie Holiday
  • PLC (with jacket)
A vivid, intimate and compelling photographic portrait of Billie Holiday, published here for the first time

Michael Jackson: The Auction
  • Paperback with flaps
Bold, combining playfulness and calm gravitas, capturing both Jackson’s strength and vulnerability – Metro