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✨✧ DigPsychedelic Rock Disc Guide ... Book
Dig (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $19.99
A very cool book on psychedelic music – part of this Japanese-only "disc guide" series – with listings of records, and individual chapters on certain styles! The main text of the book is in Japanese, but the structure, images, and listings of records are appealing to anyone ... (Books) read more Book

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✨✧ Junichi MatsuzakiCassette Tapes & Ghetto Blasters For The Future ... Book
Seibundoushinkousha (Japan), 2016. New Copy ... Just Sold Out!
A beautiful tribute to the vintage boombox and cassette culture – a lavish Japanese book that's filled with loads of full color images, plus additional articles and text in Japanese! The book is mostly visual – some pages don't have any words at all – and in addition to great ... (Books) read more Book

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✨✧ Massato AssoBrasilian Music Disc Collection ... Book
Shinko Music (Japan), 2010. New Copy ... $21.99
A wonderful guide to Brazilian music – one that offers up individual listings for 500 different albums – along with color images of their covers, label, release date, and artist/title information in English characters – plus a review of each record in Japanese! Even if you can't ... (Books) read more Book

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Toshihiro BabaEasy Listening Disc Collection ... Book
Shinko Music (Japan), 2015. New Copy ... $26.99
Finally! The world of easy listening gets its own sort of special disc guides – similar to the kinds of books we've seen for jazz, soul, psych, and other styles over the years! This one focuses on the warmest, mellowest sounds of the 50s, 60s, and 70s – with listings of 500 different ... (Books) read more Book

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DigModern Jazz Disc Guide – Featuring Miles Davis ... Book
Dig (Japan), 2015. New Copy ... $19.99
A Japanese language book on modern jazz, but one with lots to enjoy if you're an English reader too – as there's listings of records, lots of photos, and a unique structure that provides a guide into the music! True, the core articles are all in Japanese text – but the book offers up ... (Books) read more Book

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Tomi The Jazzy MonkJazz For Dancers ... Book
Hanmoto (Japan), 2008. New Copy ... $28.99
Don't think "jazz for dancers", and instead think "funky jazz" – because that's what this sweet little book is all about – upbeat jazz tracks from the bop years onwards – served up in styles that run the gamut from soul jazz to electric funk, fusion, bossa, ... (Books) read more Book

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Steven IsoardiDark Tree – Jazz & The Community Arts In Los Angeles (hardcover book with CD) ... Book
University Of California Press, 1984/2009. New Copy Book/CD ... $4.99 39.95
A much-needed look at the amazing underground jazz scene in LA – the richly creative spiritual and avant underground that flourished strongly in the 60s, 70s, and 80s! Although the city's best known for its cool jazz of the 50s, there's an even greater amount of left-field jazz that's come ... (Books) read more Book

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Willie WhopperGuia Da Musica Instrumental Brasileira (paperback) ... Book
Du Books (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $28.99
A very cool book on Brazilian music – one that serves up a well-chosen array of very hip records, all laid out in decade-by-decade chapters – along with color images of the album cover art, label, date, and style information in regular text – and a review of the record in Japanese! ... (Books) read more Book

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DJ ShhhhhCentral European Music Steps Ahead (paperback) ... Book
Du Books (Japan), 2014. New Copy ... $36.99
Here's a book that will really open up some new record-digging territory – as it serves up hundreds of releases from the European scene of the past decade or two – material that mostly comes from the Eastern European underground, despite the "central" in the title – and ... (Books) read more Book

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David MaranissOnce In A Great City – A Detroit Story (hardcover) ... Book
Simon & Schuster, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 32.50
Not just a book on Motown – despite the image of The Supremes on the cover – but a story of Detroit itself – told as a series of intersecting paths that include the famous soul music label, as well as all the manufacturers, cultures, communities, and political forces that were ... (Books) read more Book
(The spine has a small remainder mark.)

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Andrew EarlesGimme Indie Rock – 500 Essential American Underground Rock Albums 1981 to 1996 ... Book
Voyageur, 2015. New Copy ... $6.99 19.99
Gimme indie rock? We'll give you plenty – a huge book that recommends 500 essential albums from the American underground over a 15 year stretch – from a point when the punk years were firmly established in this nation, to a point when local scenes all over the country had exploded in a ... (Books) read more Book

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Alyn ShiptonNilsson – The Life Of A Singer-Songwriter (hardcover) ... Book
Oxford University Press, 2013. New Copy ... $8.99 27.95
The legendary Harry Nilsson was way more than just a singer/songwriter – and his life was way too short – but during that time, he gave us a tremendous body of work – some of the most compelling, most creative songs of his generation – beautifully presented on his own ... (Books) read more Book

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Kathy SloaneKeystone Korner – Portrait Of A Jazz Club (with bonus CD) ... Book
Indiana University Press, 2011. New Copy ... $6.99 40.00
A beautiful portrait of one of the most important jazz clubs on the west coast scene of the 70s – the legendary Keystone Korner, a name you might recognize from the dozens of great albums that were recorded at the venue! The book has a very cool approach – in that it lets the many ... (Books) read more Book

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Donald FagenEminent Hipsters (hardcover) ... Book
Penguin Books, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 26.95
The authorial debut of Donald Fagan – already a hell of a storyteller in the songs he's penned on his own, and for Steely Dan – and equally great here on the printed page! In the book, Fagan looks at some of the forces that shaped him in his youth – from figures who include Ennio ... (Books) read more Book
(Small remainder mark on spine.)

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Dr Pat Morris with Joanna EbensteinWalter Potter's Curious World Of Taxidermy (hardcover) ... Book
Blue Rider, 2014. New Copy ... $4.99 19.95
A fantastic world of stuffed rodents, petrified reptiles, and strung-up birds – all presented in the 19th Century taxidermy of Walter Potter! Potter was a real wizard with roadkill – and worked to create these totally cool little scenes with his subjects – a classroom full of ... (Books) read more Book

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Samuel FullerBrainquake ... Book
Hard Case Crime (UK), New Copy ... $4.99 12.95
You gotta love a book that begins with a baby shooting its father from its stroller – then takes off into a roller coaster of crime from that very first shot! Yet we'd expect no less from the great Sam Fuller – the director who gave us films like Shock Corridor and Pickup On South ... (Books) read more Book
(Spine has a remainder mark.)

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Danzig Baldaev & Sergei VasilievSoviets (hardcover) ... Book
Fuel Design (UK), 2014. New Copy ... $8.99 32.95
Amazing images from the darkest years of the Soviet Union – a series of political cartoons by Danzig Baldaev, complete with full text translations and explanations of all the tricky issues within – plus some additional photographs by Sergei Vasiliev, showing some of the under-exposed ... (Books) read more Book

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Jacques BoyreauSuperTrash – Hermaphro Chic, Movie Fetish, 21st Century Anxiety ... Book
Fantagraphics, 2014. New Copy ... $5.99 29.99
A book that's way more compelling than you'd guess from the title and the cover – especially if you love the lower-reaches of pop culture from the 70s! The book features an essay by the author, but is primarily a random combination of images from a huge host of lesser-known material from the ... (Books) read more Book

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Ivan BrunettiAesthetics – A Memoir (hardcover) ... Book
Yale University Press, 2013. New Copy ... $4.99 25.00
A beautiful collection of images by Ivan Brunetti – a cartoonist we've followed for decades here on the Chicago scene, and have watched with great appreciation as he's gotten worldwide attention for his work in the New Yorker and numerous other publications over the years! Brunetti's an ... (Books) read more Book

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Phil FordDig – Sound & Music In Hip Culture (hardcover) ... Book
Oxford, 2013. New Copy ... $5.99 29.95
A rich look at the role of music in defining counterculture in the 20th century – a book that starts out with jazz, moves through rock, and covers a fair bit of other styles in between – all with a relatively complex style that's as philosophical as it is informative! The author ... (Books) read more Book
 
 



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