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Blondie's Parallel Lines

Kembrew McLeod

Kembrew McLeod is a Professor of Communication Studies at the University of Iowa, USA. He has published and produced several books and documentaries about music and popular culture. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2016

33 1/3 Books

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...Released in the US in 1978, Blondie’s Parallel Lines brought the band their first commercial success. By mixing punk, disco and radio-friendly rock with nostalgic influences from 1960s girl groups, pop and surf rock, the album...

Elvis Costello's Armed Forces

Franklin Bruno

Franklin Bruno’s criticism has appeared in The Believer, Slate, Salon, Best Music Writing 2003 (Da Capo), and Listen Again: A Momentary History of Pop Music (Duke University Press). After several records as a member of Nothing Painted Blue and as a solo artist, his most recent musical project is Civics, the debut CD by The Human Hearts (Tight Ship); he is also a recording and occasional touring member of The Mountain Goats. He has taught philosophy at UCLA, Pomona College, and Northwestern University; currently, he is Visiting Assistant Professor at Bard College. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2005

33 1/3 Books

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...Thirty-Three and a Third is a series of short books about critically acclaimed and much-loved albums of the past 40 years. Over 50,000 copies have been sold! “Passionate, obsessive, and smart.” -Nylon “...an inspired new series of short...

Devo's Freedom of Choice

Evie Nagy

Evie Nagy is a music, culture and business journalist who has been a staff editor and writer at Rolling Stone, Billboard and Fast Company. Her work was published in Best Music Writing 2010, and she co-wrote the afterword to Out of the Vinyl Deeps, an anthology of rock writing by the late Ellen Willis, the New Yorker's first pop music critic. She currently lives in Oakland, CA. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2015

33 1/3 Books

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...Finally, after all that waiting, The Future arrived in 1980. Ohio art-rockers Devo had plainly prepared with their 1979 second LP Duty Now for the Future, and now it was go time. Propelled by the new decade's high-tech, free-market...

Split Enz

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Alpunk

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume XI : Genres: Europe

Bloomsbury Academic, 2017

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...Alpunk emerged in Austria in the 1990s among musicians who sought to combine Alpine traditional music with elements of popular music styles, such as punk, rock, hip-hop, trip hop, jazz and electro. Most Alpunk artists have been underground...

Joy Division

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...Like many others in the late 1970s, Joy Division’s members were inspired to become a band after seeing the Sex Pistols. Bernard Sumner and Peter Hook saw the Pistols in July 1976 and began planning a band the next day. They added Ian Curtis...

Joy Division's Unknown Pleasures

Chris Ott

Chris Ott is a regular contributor to Pitchforkmedia.com, one of the world’s leading alternative music websites. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2004

33 1/3 Books

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...Joy Division’s career has often been shrouded by myths. But the truth is surprisingly simple: over a period of several months, Joy Division transformed themselves from run-of-the-mill punk wannabes into the creators of one of the most...

Yello

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Brisbane

Bloomsbury Encyclopedia of Popular Music of the World Volume V : Locations: Asia and Oceania

Continuum, 2016

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...Population: 1,650,422 (2001) Originally a penal camp at the mouth of the Brisbane River, with open settlement from 1842, Brisbane became the capital of the new colony of Queensland in 1859, and from 1867 gold strikes...