For Andrew Stafford, music was a way up and a way out. There was just one little problem: he couldn’t play. Because those who can do and those who can’t review, he carved out a niche writing about it instead. This is the story of a self-confessed wannabe&rsq... read more
Don Walker is widely considered one of Australia's greatest songwriters. For over forty years - from Cold Chisel and Tex, Don & Charlie to his solo work - he has written songs that capture what it is to be Australian.
Collected here, for the first time, are lyrics from his extensive ... read more
"A must for CSNY fans." --Kirkus Reviews, starred review The first ever biography focused on the formative and highly influential early years of "rock's first supergroup" (Rolling Stone) Crosby, Stills, Nash, and Young--when they were the most successful, influentia... read more
The best-selling account of The Velvet Underground phenomenon is now recognised as one of the greatest rock books ever written. First published in 1983, it is based on interviews with all four members of the Velvets, as well as others who became part of Andy Warhol's circle of artistic collaborators.
|Author:||Aardman Animations Ltd; Peter Lord; Nick Park; Dave Sproxton|
Claymation experts Aardman are responsible for some of our most beloved animated characters like Wallace & Gromit, Morph and Shaun the Sheep. The multiple Oscar winners have also brought out some of the biggest animation films in recent decades ... read more
|Author:||Legs McNeil; Gillian McCain|
ATime Out andDaily News Top Ten Book of the Year upon its initial release,Please Kill Me is the first oral history of the most nihilist of all pop movements. Iggy Pop, Danny Fields, Dee Dee and Joey Ramone, Malcom McLaren, Jim Carroll, and scores of ... read more
Based on rare one-on-one interviews with the flamboyant rock 'n' roll icon, this is the first book to trace Elton John's meteoric rise from obscurity to worldwide celebrity in the wildest, weirdest decade of the twentieth century.
In A... read more
An exciting new book on Joy Division, featuring never before told stories. Jon Savage's oral history of Joy Division is the last word on the band that ended with the suicide of Ian Curtis in Macclesfield on 18 May, 1... read more
It's a life too big and a story too extraordinary for just one book. Jimmy Barnes has lived many lives - from Glaswegian migrant kid to iconic front man, from solo superstar to proud father of his own musical clan. In this hugely anticipated sequel to his critically acclaimed bests... read more
In Dead People I Have Known, the legendary New Zealand musician Shayne Carter tells the story of a life in music, taking us deep behind the scenes and songs of his riotous teenage bands Bored Games and the Doublehappys and his best-known bands Straitjacket Fits and Dimmer. He... read more
The Big Book of Rock & Roll Namestells the behind-the-scenes stories of how the world’s most popular and influential rock and pop acts got their names. By turns fascinating, funny, and bizarre, the pages offer insight into the peculiar choices and idiosyncra... read more
What do you do when you realise you have everything you think you've ever wanted but still feel completely empty? What do you do when it all starts to fall apart? The second volume of Moby's extraordinary life story is a journey into the dark heart of fame and the demons that lurk... read more