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  • Acid For The Children - The autobiography of Flea, the Red Hot Chili Peppers legend

    by Flea ...
    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.Michael Peter Balzary was born in Melbourne, Australia, on October 16, 1962. His more famous stage name, Flea, and his wild ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • Pink Floyd - Uncensored On the Record

    This is the ultimate critical guide to the music of and career of Pink Floyd, brought together in one amazing collection. Using the actual words of the band and critics, this is the definitive review of the work of the band on stage, on record and on film from the Syd Barrett era to Pulse. This eBook also features many rare photographs spanning the entire career of Pink Floyd. ... Read more

    $4.48 AUD

  • The KLF

    Chaos, Magic and the Band who Burned a Million Pounds

    by John Higgs ...
    'By far the best book this year, brilliant, discursive and wise' BEN GOLDACRE. The strange tale of the death, life and legacy of the hugely successful band.They were the bestselling singles band in the world. They had awards, credibility, commercial success and creative freedom. Then they deleted their records, erased themselves from musical history and burnt their last million pounds in a ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Speed of Sound

    Breaking the Barriers between Music and Technology: A Memoir

    by Thomas Dolby ...
    Thomas Dolby is a five-time Grammy nominee, whose ‘She Blinded Me With Science’ reached number 5 on the US Billboard charts in 1982, appeared in Breaking Bad, and was even covered by The Muppets...Based on his meticulous notes and journals, The Speed of Sound chronicles Dolby’s life in the music business during the eighties; in Silicon Valley through the nineties, and at the forefront of the ... Read more

    $9.45 AUD

  • Energy Flash

    A Journey Through Rave Music and Dance Culture

    Twenty-five years since acid house and Ecstasy revolutionized pop culture, Simon Reynolds's landmark rave history Energy Flash has been expanded and updated to cover twenty-first-century developments like dubstep and EDM's recent takeover of America.Author of the acclaimed postpunk history Rip It Up and Start Again, Reynolds became a rave convert in the early nineties. He experienced first-hand ... Read more

    $17.92 AUD

  • Refining Sound

    A Practical Guide to Synthesis and Synthesizers

    Refining Sound is a practical roadmap to the complexities of creating sounds on modern synthesizers. Perhaps the most difficult aspect of learning to create sounds on a synthesizer is understanding what all the individual synthesizer components contribute to the complex finished sound. Author and veteran synthesizer instructor Brian K. Shepard draws on his years of experience in synthesizer ... Read more

    $63.35 AUD

  • Composing Electronic Music

    A New Aesthetic

    by Curtis Roads ...
    Electronic music evokes new sensations, feelings, and thoughts in both composers and listeners. Opening the door to an unlimited universe of sound, it engages spatialization as an integral aspect of composition and focuses on sound transformation as a core structural strategy. In this new domain, pitch occurs as a flowing and ephemeral substance that can be bent, modulated, or dissolved into noise ... Read more

    $67.42 AUD

  • On the Record

    The Scratch DJ Academy Guide

    In the three decades since Kool Herc first put the same record on two side-by-side turntables, DJs have moved out of city parks, house and block parties, and the darkened booths of nightclubs, and onto center stage, performing before admiring crowds of thousands. They have not only given rise to hip-hop and house—DJs have influenced fashion, film, TV, and more.With On the Record, Scratch DJ ... Read more

    $12.20 AUD

  • John Peel

    by Mick Wall ...
    'Excellent ... paints an affectionate portrait of this unpretentious, humorous presenter who seems to have been loved by everyone who met him' SUNDAY TIMES'A leisurely stroll through the life of an "irreplaceable man" - [a] thoughtful, well-paced portrait' OBSERVERA tribute biography of the hugely popular DJ and broadcaster John PeelJohn Peel was born in Cheshire in 1939 and, after National ... Read more

    $12.99 AUD

  • The Secret DJ

    by The Secret DJ ...
    From Ibiza to the Norfolk Broads: The Secret DJ's Guide to Surviving Dance Music is yje true story of DJing, from an authentic voice speaking to this scene. The Secret DJ will give hints and guide newbies, as well as telling it as it really is for most DJs.The secret DJ never set out to be "a DJ", no-one did in the 80s unless you wanted to get on the radio and possibly illegally close to children. ... Read more

    $11.43 AUD

  • Techno Rebels: The Renegades of Electronic Funk

    by Dan Sicko ...
    An updated, expanded history of techno music with special attention to its roots in Detroit. ... Read more

    $29.94 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Music Production For Beginners 2020 Edition: How to Produce Music, The Easy to Read Guide for Music Producers

    Everything You Need To Know About Making Music In One Place!Not so long ago, studio quality recording, mixing and music production was only available to the rich and famous artists.However these days it's now possible to produce professional sounding music from your own home.In fact, you don't even need to know how to play an instrument or know anything about the technology or need expensive ... Read more

    $4.99 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Making Music For Those Who Would Like To Know How

    by Markospokus ...
    This book is designed for and dedicated to all those who would like to start making electronic music, but don't exactly know where or how to begin. It’s designed to give you the kick start you need in order to save the time you would otherwise be spending finding out information for yourself, possibly from many different, disparate and diverse sources. Intention here is to describe the processes ... Read more

    $4.10 AUD

  • Kraftwerk: Publikation

    by David Buckley ...
    Updated to include details of the group's recent concerts under the direction of Ralf Hutter. David Buckley examines the cult enigma that is Kraftwerk, including their beginnings in the avant-garde musical terrain of late-Sixties Germany and their Anglo-American breakthrough with Autobahn in 1975, as well as their astonishingly prescient work, which drew the musical template for techno, ambient, ... Read more

    $20.45 AUD

  • Learn How To DJ Right Now

    by Ron Saroyan ...
    As a DJ, I have traveled the world listening and learning from the best. As it turns out, there are 8 Crucial DJ principals that a DJ needs to know. Without these 8 crucial principals, DJs remain amateur and rely on information that is not precise and or outdated. You might be saying to yourself, yeah, I asked my self all of those questions above, and I could not find solid answers for any of them ... Read more

    $7.56 AUD

  • Music Technology

    series Cambridge Introductions to Music
    Emphasising the creative aspect of music technology, this introduction sets out an overview of the field for music students in a non-scientific and straightforward way. Engaging and user-friendly, the book covers studio concepts: basic audio and the studio workflow, including audio and MIDI recording. It explores synthesisers, samplers and drum machines as well as basic concepts for electronic ... Read more

    $30.90 AUD

  • Babbling Corpse

    Vaporwave And The Commodification Of Ghosts

    In the age of global capitalism, vaporwave celebrates and undermines the electronic ghosts haunting the nostalgia industry. Ours is a time of ghosts in machines, killing meaning and exposing the gaps inherent in the electronic media that pervade our lives. Vaporwave is an infant musical micro-genre that foregrounds the horror of electronic media's ability to appear - as media theorist Jeffrey ... Read more

    $11.10 AUD

  • Sweet Dreams

    From Club Culture to Style Culture, the Story of the New Romantics

    by Dylan Jones ...
    David Bowie. Culture Club. Wham!. Soft Cell. Duran Duran. Sade. Adam Ant. Spandau Ballet. The Eurythmics.'Excellent' Guardian 'Hugely enjoyable' Irish Times 'Dazzling' LRB **'Fascinating' New Statesman **'An absolute must-read' GQOne of the most creative entrepreneurial periods since the Sixties, the era of the New Romantics gr... ... Read more

    $14.51 AUD

  • The Prodigy - Uncensored On the Record

    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

    $4.48 AUD

  • Electronic Boy

    The Autobiography of Dave Ball

    by Dave Ball ...
    After over 15 years of 'radio silence' from synthpop super-band Soft Cell (perhaps best known for their hit song 'Tainted Love'), Dave Ball and Marc Almond reformed to play in front of a sell out crowd in 2018 at London's O2 arena. This is Dave Ball's story, covering his life and illustrious career, beginning with his childhood in Blackpool, his friendship with fellow band member Marc Almond, to ... Read more

    $27.05 AUD or Free with Kobo Plus

  • Russian Disco

    Born in Moscow, Wladimir Kaminer emigrated to Berlin in the early '90s when he was 22. Russian Disco is a series of short and comic autobiographical vignettes about life among the émigrés in the explosive and extraordinary multi-cultural atmosphere of '90s Berlin. It's an exotic, vodka-fuelled millennial Goodbye to Berlin. The stories show a wonderful, innocent, deadpan economy of style ... Read more

    $14.99 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

  • Dave Gahan - Depeche Mode & The Second Coming

    by Trevor Baker ...
    THE FIRST AND ONLY BIOGRAPHY OF ONE OF MUSIC’S MOST INFLUENTIAL AND ENIGMATIC CHARACTERS.Dave Gahan’s extraordinary life as the frontman of one of modern music’s most successful bands is a tale unrivalled in rock and roll folklore. From a colourful childhood and youth in Essex, Gahan went on to become a huge star all over the world. For years each Depeche Mode album was more successful than the ... Read more

    $8.79 AUD

  • Pet Shop Boys versus America

    by Chris Heath ...
    No other pop group in recent history has faced fame with such intelligence, humour and shrewdness as the Pet Shop Boys. In 1991, the band toured North America for the first time shadowed by journalist Chris Heath and legendary rock photographer Pennie Smith. They visited fourteen cities in one month, confronting the American music industry and colliding with the likes of Liza Minnelli, Steven ... Read more

    $16.99 AUD