With a foreword by Paul McCartney
'It's semi-devotional -- a really special place' Florence Welch
'There are certain things that are mythical. Abbey Road is mythical' Nile Rodgers
Many people will recognise the famous zebra crossing. Some visitors may have graffitied their name on its hallowed outer walls. Others might even have managed to penetrate the iron gates. But what draws in these thousands of fans here, year after year? What is it that really happens behind the doors of the most cele
'[An] astute reckoning with modern celebrity' - The Times
'A wild read' - The Guardian
'A well-researched, measured account' - The Sun
Part biography, part social history, Being Britney pieces together a collage of stories, interviews, legends and fan experiences to construct a definitive portrait of one of the biggest stars in recent history.
In her unique narrative, acclaimed music author Jennifer Otter Bickerdike provides a sympathetic yet objective re-examination of Britney's trajectory
A timely and unique portrait of one of music's most talented, troubled and talked-about modern icons, re-examining the prolific career, publicised life and continued cultural relevance of pop princess Britney Spears.
'Exhilarating' - Sunday Times
'Funny and moving' - Jarvis Cocker
Music critic and writer Paul Morley weaves together memoir and history in a spiralling tale that establishes classical music as the most rebellious genre of all.
Paul Morley had stopped being surprised by modern pop music and found himself retreating into the sounds of artists he loved when, as an emerging music journalist in the 70s, he wrote for NME. But not wishing to give in to dreary nostalgia, endlessly circling back to t
Flea, the iconic bassist and co-founder, alongside Anthony Kiedis, of the immortal Red Hot Chili Peppers finally tells his fascinating origin story, complete with all the dizzying highs and the gutter lows you'd expect from an LA street rat turned world-famous rock star.
From Alaska to Trompies. From Brown Dash to Boom Shaka. From the streets of eNdofaya to Zola, Kwaito arguably represents the most important music genre and sub-culture that post-apartheid South Africa has birthed. Born to Kwaito revisits history as told through the vibrant lens of Kwaito, which is more than just music.
An Introduction to Music Technology, Second Edition provides a clear overview of the essential elements of music technology for today's musician. This book focuses on the topics that underlie the hardware and software in use today: Sound, Audio, MIDI, Computer Notation, and Computer- Assisted Instruction. Appendices cover necessary computer hardware and software concepts. Written for both music technology majors and non-majors, this textbook introduces fundamental principles and practices so stu