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John Zorn

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...John Zorn is a record producer who is credited as either a composer, musician, or producer across hundreds of albums and across a wide variety of genres. Zorn was born on September 2, 1953, in New York, USA, and having been exposed to music...

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...
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...Though short-lived, The Voidoids, led by Richard Hell, were a prominent New York punk band in the 1970s. Hell was born Richard Lester Meyers on October 2, 1949, in Kentucky, USA. Meyers dropped out of high school and moved to New York...

Television's Marquee Moon

Bryan Waterman

Bryan Waterman teaches American literature and culture at New York University. His previous books include, with Cyrus R. K. Patell, The Cambridge Companion to the Literature of New York City. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2011

33 1/3 Books

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...A thoroughly researched study of the origins of the New York City punk scene, focusing on Television and their extraordinary debut record...

The Ramones

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...The Ramones has been one of the most influential US punk rock bands next to the UK’s Sex Pistols. The Ramones have had several members come and go over its twenty-year career, but the band’s earliest critical success can be credited...

Talking Heads' Fear of Music

Jonathan Lethem

Jonathan Lethem is one of the most acclaimed American novelists of his generation. His books include Motherless Brooklyn, The Fortress of Solitude, and Chronic City. His essays about James Brown and Bob Dylan have appeared in Rolling Stone. He is Roy Edward Disney Professor in Creative Writing at Pomona College, US. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2012

33 1/3 Books

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...It’s the summer of 1979. A fifteen-year-old boy listens to WNEW on the radio in his bedroom in Brooklyn. A monotone voice (it’s the singer’s) announces into dead air in between songs “The Talking Heads have a new album, it’s called Fear...

Patti Smith's Horses

Philip Shaw

Philip Shaw is a Reader in the Department of English at the University of Leicester. His previous publications include Waterloo and the Romantic Imagination (2002) and The Sublime (2006). He writes songs and plays guitar in the group Alberteen: http://www.myspace.com/alberteenmusic href= http://www.myspace.com/alberteenmusic ; target=_blank> http://www.myspace.com/alberteenmusic Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2008

33 1/3 Books

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...Described as the perfect fusion of poetry and garage band rock and roll (the original concept was “rock and Rimbaud”), Horses belongs as much to the world of literary and cultural criticism as it does to the realm of musicology. While...

Brian Eno's Another Green World

Geeta Dayal

Geeta Dayal’s writing on music, visual art, and science has appeared in many major publications, including Bookforum, The Wire, The New York Times, The International Herald-Tribune, and The Village Voice. She is currently at work on a second book on the history of electronic music. She lives in Boston. Author affiliation details are correct at time of print publication.

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Bloomsbury Academic, 2009

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...The serene, delicate songs on Another Green World sound practicallymeditative, but the album itself was an experiment fueled byadrenaline, panic, and pure faith. It was the first Brian Eno album tobe composed almost completely...
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...Though Talking Heads is generally classified as post-punk or new wave, the band experimented with several genres. Talking Heads was critically acclaimed during the 1980s for their pioneering of new wave music as well as their clever lyrics....

Television

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...Television is a New York-based band that was a key influence in the city’s alternative rock and punk rock scene during the 1970s. The band was one of the first regular bands to perform at New York’s punk rock club CBGB. Television initially...