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  • Vernon Subutex Three

    by Virginie Despentes

    Although it means leaving behind the community of disciples who have followed him on his travels and assembled at his raves and gatherings, Vernon Subutex is compelled to return to Paris to visit the dentist.Once back in the city, he learns that Charles, his old friend from his days on the Paris streets, has died and left him half of a lottery win. But when Vernon returns to his disciples with ... Read more

    $15.99 AUD

  • Inside Studio 54

    by Mark Fleischman and 2 more

    In Inside Studio 54, the former owner takes you behind the scenes of the most famous nightclub in the world, through the crowd, to a place where celebrities, friends, and the beautiful people sip champagne and share lines of cocaine using rolled-up hundred-dollar bills. In the early eighties, Mark Fleischman reopened Studio 54, the world's most glamorous and notorious nightclub, after it was ... Read more

    $18.47 AUD

  • William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography

    It Starts From Any Point

    by Steven Spier

    William Forsythe’s reinvigoration of classical ballet during his 20-year tenure at the Ballett Frankfurt saw him lauded as one of the greatest choreographers of the postwar era. His current work with The Forsythe Company has gone even further to challenge and investigate fundamental assumptions about choreography itself.William Forsythe and the Practice of Choreography presents a diverse range of ... Read more

    $58.95 AUD

  • The Sterling Book of INDIAN CLASSICAL DANCE

    by Shovana Narayan

    Indias rich cultural legacy has been founded on the abiding faith of the Indians in the divine power, whose worship had found expression through dance. Bhakti or devotion was the underlying essence of the various dance forms that developed in India. Indian Classical Dances is a unique presentation of the eight classical dance styles Bharatanatyam, Kathak, Kathakali, Kuchipudi, Manipuri, ... Read more

    $5.05 AUD

  • No Need To Turn Back Time: Fan's Tribute to Cher

    by j.w. carter

    A local central valley fan's tribute to Cher and her rise to fame. ... Read more

    $3.15 AUD

  • The Prodigy - Uncensored On the Record

    by Peter Sorel-Cameron and James McCarthy

    For having made rave music before, during and after the death of the scene, for having invented dance rock, and for shocking the entire world, The Prodigy are one of the greatest and most influential acts of the last 20 years. Having sold over 25 million records worldwide, The Prodigy continue to show how a huge number of influences can form one cohesive style of music. Whilst never conforming to ... Read more

    $4.59 AUD

  • The True Story of Acid House: Britain’s Last Youth Culture Revolution

    by Luke Bainbridge

    The arrival of a new style of music and a new type of drug in 1988 ignited a revolution. To coincide with the 25th anniversary of the second summer of love, this is the definitive story of the seismic movements in music and youth culture that changed the cultural landscape forever. Luke Bainbridge is uniquely positioned to tell this story, having connections both in the industry, through nearly ... Read more

    $17.26 AUD

  • The Real Daft Punk

    The age of Homework and Discovery & the rise of Dance Music.

    by Harris Rosen

    -Over 80 original behind the scenes photos!-161 links to official singles and behind the music tales.-Exclusive 1997 and 2001 interviews with Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo.The Real Daft Punk embodies the dynamic practices and principles that launched Daft Punk to superstardom presenting the essence and gift of Thomas Bangalter and Guy-Manuel de Homem-Christo. A profound r... ... Read more

    $8.99 AUD

  • Hot Stuff: Disco and the Remaking of American Culture

    by Alice Echols

    Disco thumps back to life in this pulsating look at the culture and politics that gave rise to the music.In the 1970s, as the disco tsunami engulfed America, the question, “Do you wanna dance?” became divisive, even explosive. What was it about this music that made it such hot stuff? In this incisive history, Alice Echols reveals the ways in which disco, assumed to be shallow and disposable, ... Read more

    $29.03 AUD

  • Eskiboy

    by Wiley

    ‘Wiley is Wiley, and if you don’t know me, you don’t know much.’*Winner of the NME Best Music Book Award 2018*A TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA SUNDAY TIMES BOOK OF THE YEARA TELEGRAPH BOOK OF THE YEAR'The greatest UK MC of all time' NoiseyWiley. Godfather of grime. He's one of Britain's most innovative musi... ... Read more

    $14.99 AUD

  • ABBA

    Song by Song

    by Ian Cole

    ABBA was the biggest selling pop group of the Seventies. Between their first single in 1972, when the group was not yet called ABBA, and their final singles in 1982, ABBA recorded and released 98 unique songs. In addition they recorded versions of some of their biggest hits in Swedish, German, French, and Spanish; performed a number of songs in concert that were never released on record; and ... Read more

    $14.41 AUD

  • BTS The Review

    A Comprehensive Look at the Music of BTS

    by Youngdae Kim and 1 more

    Unraveling the Secret of BTS PhenomenonThe largest portion of this book is dedicated to the examination of sixteen albums that BTS has released. It was an unquestionable, obvious organization for me, albeit it may be demanding for the readers. To write this book, I replayed BTS’ entire discography ad nauseam, though I am already familiar with the songs from previous repeated listens. I re-analyzed ... Read more

    $25.51 AUD

  • The Naked Result

    How Exotic Dance Became Big Business

    by Jessica Berson

    We have grown accustomed to corporate influence in retail outlets, restaurants, and even higher education-but what happens when corporations take over desire? The Naked Result: How Exotic Dance Became Big Business explores the changing world of striptease, tracing its path from the unruly underground to brightly lit, branded 'gentlemen's clubs.' Drawing on her own experience as an exotic dancer, ... Read more

    $49.82 AUD

  • Dancing Revelations

    Alvin Ailey's Embodiment of African American Culture

    by Thomas F. DeFrantz

    In the early 1960s, the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater was a small, multi-racial company of dancers that performed the works of its founding choreographer and other emerging artists. By the late 1960s, the company had become a well-known African American artistic group closely tied to the Civil Rights struggle. In Dancing Revelations, Thomas DeFrantz chronicles the troupe's journey from a ... Read more

    $55.32 AUD

  • Elements of English Country Dance

    by Hugh Stewart

    The Round - Cambridge University English Country Dance Club - sometimes arranges beginners sessions before meetings early in the academic year. Students expect lecture notes; hence this booklet which aims to give at least one of the right answers for each of the questions they will have about the strange terms used to describe country dances. ... Read more

    $4.71 AUD

  • A Year on the Manchester Music Scene

    by Louie Shelley

    A Year on the Manchester Music Scene is the collected writings of a freelance journalist who was commentating on the city's music and cultural scene up to the year 2000. Some of these articles were written for Manchester titles – yet some of them were written for national papers who seemed to welcome the opportunity to have a freelance contributor covering the north west arts scene. I feel I must ... Read more

    $6.31 AUD

  • Albion's Dance

    British Ballet during the Second World War

    by Karen Eliot

    When the Second World War broke out, ballet in Britain was only a few decades old. Few had imagined that it would establish roots in a nation long thought to be unresponsive to dance. Nevertheless, the war proved to be a boon for ballet dancers, choreographers and audiences, for the nation's dancers were forced to look inward to their own identity and sources of creativity. As author Karen Eliot ... Read more

    $124.40 AUD

  • Shapes of American Ballet

    Teachers and Training before Balanchine

    by Jessica Zeller

    In Shapes of American Ballet: Teachers and Training before Balanchine, Jessica Zeller introduces the first few decades of the twentieth century as an often overlooked, yet critical period for ballet's growth in America. While George Balanchine is often considered the sole creator of American ballet, numerous European and Russian émigrés had been working for decades to build a national ballet with ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • K-POP: The Odyssey

    Your Gateway to the Global K-Pop Phenomenon

    by Wooseok Ki

    K-Pop is bigger than it has ever been. Many new artists debut each year and the industry is at an all-time international high. But how did we get here? Is it something more complex and important than mere media headlines?K-POP: The Odyssey - Your Gateway to the Global K-Pop Phenomenon takes you on a journey to explore one of the biggest pop cultural phenomenona in recent history, drawing from ... Read more

    $7.66 AUD

  • The Oxford Handbook of Dance and Ethnicity

    by Anthony Shay and 1 more

    series Oxford Handbooks
    Dance intersects with ethnicity in a powerful variety of ways and at a broad set of venues. Dance practices and attitudes about ethnicity have sometimes been the source of outright discord, as when African Americans were - and sometimes still are - told that their bodies are 'not right' for ballet, when Anglo Americans painted their faces black to perform in minstrel shows, when 19th century ... Read more

    $207.34 AUD

  • Exploring Psychedelic Trance and Electronic Dance Music in Modern Culture

    by Emília Simão and 2 more

    The popularization and cult-like following of electronic music has provoked new relations between men and machines, art and technology, and modern shamans and disc jockeys. New technologies and multimedia tools have awakened neo-ritual practices through the emergence of Psychedelic Trance parties, evoking tribal experiences inspired by a new shamanism, mediated by high-tech guide elements. ... Read more

    $255.74 AUD

  • Ungoverning Dance

    Contemporary European Theatre Dance and the Commons

    by Ramsay Burt

    series Oxford Studies in Dance Theory
    Ungoverning Dance examines the work of progressive contemporary dance artists in continental Europe from the mid 1990s to 2015. Placing this within the context of neoliberalism and austerity, the book argues that these artists have developed an ethico-aesthetic approach that uses dance practices as sites of resistance against dominant ideologies, and that their works attest to the persistence of ... Read more

    $58.07 AUD

  • PARROTHEAD

    The Ultimate Guide to the Jimmy Buffett Concert Experience)

    by Jim Hunter

    The Essential Guide to the Jimmy Buffett experience, everything you need to know about being a parrothead and more. ... Read more

    $3.84 AUD

  • Crisco Disco

    Disco music & clubbing gay negli anni '70 - '80

    by Luca Locati Luciani

    Avvincente come un romanzo, questo libro è la cronaca di un fenomeno Mondiale come la Disco Music che s’intreccia alla storia della liberazione del mondo GLBT Nord Americano e mondiale, per evolversi nel corso degli anni ‘80 in HINRG e influenzare tutto il panorama del pop elettronico. Il libro è corredato da Interessanti interviste a protagonisti di quel mondo negli USA e in Italia come Alan ... Read more

    $13.19 AUD