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✨✧ Amanda PetrusichDo Not Sell At Any Price – The Wild Obsessive Hunt For The World's Rarest 78 rpm Records (hardcover) ... Book
Scribner, 2014. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
A fascinating look at the small-but-fervent world of the 78rpm collector – a musical underground that represents the first real step forward for vinyl culture (even though the format's not technically vinyl) – and which has remained surprisingly strong well into the 21st Century! Amanda Petrusich mixes history with some especially great snapshots on different scenes in 78rpm culture – going back to some of the key early collectors who helped enrich an understanding of early 20th Century music, while also often paying it forward – as in the case of John Fahey or Harry Smith – and she follows the scene into more recent years, where a surprising amount of revival activity has given us clearer and clearer pictures of the music of the 20s and 30s than we might ever have thought possible. If you're a record digger, you'll find plenty of familiar names in the book – and if you're a fan at all of older jazz, blues, folk, or hillbilly music – you'll also find a lot of context for the ways you now have access to those sounds. 260 pages, hardcover, with some black and white images. Book
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✨✧ RittorMusic Soup – 45 RPM (paperback) ... Book
Rittor (Japan), 2015. New Copy Book ... Out Of Stock
Dozens of Japanese DJs, musicians, and record collectors pull together lists of their favorite 45 tracks of all time – in this full color book that's presented in a similar style to some of the Japanese discographies we've stocked over the years! The talents run a pretty large range – from familiar names like DJ Krush or Soil & Pimp Sessions – to many more we'd never heard of – all pictured in cool shots from Tokyo with their record collections nearby, alongside pages that offer up images of album covers and singles for their favorite titles, with some titles in English, and lots more notes in Japanese! As with other books of this nature, even if you can't read Japanese, but are interested in records, you'll find plenty here to like – and the selection of songs includes hip hop, classic rock, J-Pop, indie rock, and lots of other different styles. Book
 
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✨✧ Gene DeitchCat On A Hot Thin Groove – 78rpm Artwork From Record Changer Magazine (softcover) ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2013. New Copy ... Out Of Stock
An amazing collection of 40s and 50s jazz drawings by Gene Deitch – the complete anthology of his work for legendary jazz magazine Record Changer! Gene was an amazing artist and cartoonist, whose work helped solidify the legacies of some of the most famous cartoon characters in the American pop culture canon – from Popeye, to Tom & Jerry and beyond – but we're especially in love with his jazz-centric Record Changer era! Gene adored jazz and his love for it really shows! Cat On A Hot Thin Groove includes all of his magazine covers, cartoon panels and other bits from Record Changer – versatile work that ranges from fun, cartoon-y panels of "Jazz Cat" characters, to more elaborate and abstract illustrations. Wonderful, vital stuff – and it's very nicely anthologized here by Fantagraphics! Coffee-table scale paperback – 160+ pages of prime Deitch jazzy drawings with text accompaniment. Book

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Bill DahlArt Of The Blues – A Visual Treasury Of Black Music's Golden Age (hardcover) ... Book
University Of Chicago, 2017. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
Way more than just another book of album cover art – as this impressive volume presents countless images from the evolution of blues music in the 20th Century, alongside detailed writings that also try to explore visual trends, tropes of representation, and the larger role of the music in an American popular aesthetic! Chapters look at a range of different imagery – from early sheet music, to pre-war 78rpm labels, to blues photographs, record covers, and even film posters – but all laid out in a way that's extremely lively, given the great choice of images, and the book's glossy pages and hardcover presentation! 224 pages, with a look that's like the nicest coffee table books – but content that runs a lot deeper. Book
 
 
 



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