A brilliant new voice on tech and life: this debut essay collection announces a startling talent
The classic account of ambient music, with a new foreword by Michel Faber
An essential masterpiece of jazz history by renowned photographer and music historian, with a new foreword by Richard Williams
The essential account of rave culture today
An appreciation of David Bowie – artist, lyricist, performer, icon
We play games to kill time. But what does it mean when games start killing us?
The definitive history of the music industry
The first and definitive biography of Robert Wyatt, Britain's greatest cult musician, with an introduction by Jonathan Coe
Pull up an easy chair and settle into the most spell-binding collection of real stories you will ever read.
Sometimes you have to take a chance, and Simon Parkes is nothing if not a risk-taker. The riotous life-story of a music impresario and how he turned a…
The essential writings of the greatest music writer of the twentieth, or any, century, reissued as a Serpent's Tail Classic
Scheduled for Radio 4 Book of the week – acclaimed writer Lloyd Bradley explores the influence of immigrant cultures on the capital's music scene
A definitive biography of Manu Chao, the Che Guevara of world music.
One of the country's most eloquent and acid-tongued cultural critics.
An insider's guide to the seventies.
Lead singer of legendary band The Selecter on music, family and roots. *New, updated edition covers The Selecter's recent reunion*
A Rocket in my Pocket is the story of rockabilly music, the primal 50s howl of rockin' rage that helped start it all.
How was one man present at so many pivotal points of the birth of modern rock? Joe Boyd's classic memoir of the 60s music scene reissued as a Ser…
At last somebody has written the real history of the last ten years, and written it with such wit, verve, empathy and profound intelligence. I can…
?Haunted Weather is not just a deeply thoughtful and richly populated survey of modern experimental music, it?s a meditation on hearing itself? Guardi…