Rock On: The Greatest Hits of Science Fiction and Fantasy Paula Guran et al.
Kick out the jams with hot licks and fantastic riffs on rock and roll from the only kind of fiction that feeds the soul: science fiction and fantasy. Like rock, speculative fiction is larger than life and there’s no limit… More
Punk Rock: An Oral History John Robb et al.
With its own fashion, culture, and chaotic energy, punk rock boasted a do-it-yourself ethos that allowed anyone to take part. Vibrant and volatile, the punk scene left an extraordinary legacy of music and cultural … More
Homing: the whole story (from the inside out) Stephanie Domet
“Stephanie Domet’s writing is lyrical and profound, wired with amplified moments of wonder and grace.” —John K. Samson, Singer-songwriter, The Weakerthans
A funny, urban love story, Homing is the story … More
Whistling in the Dark Tamara Allen
New York City, 1919. His career as a concert pianist ended by a war injury, Sutton Albright returns to college, only to be expelled after a scandalous affair with a teacher. Unable to face his family, Sutton heads to Manhattan… More
Stealing All Transmissions Randal Doane et al.
Stealing All Transmissions is a love story. It’s the story of how the Clash fell in love with America and how America loved them back. The romance began in full in 1977, when select rock journalists and deejays aided … More
Quintet David Blum
Quintet presents compelling portraits of five artists known and loved by aficionados of classical music: the cellist Yo-Yo Ma, the conductor Jeffrey Tate, the violinist Josef Gingold, the pianist Richard Goode, … More
Dead Kennedys routinely top both critic and fan polls as the greatest punk band of their generation. Their debut full-length, Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, in particular, is regularly voted among the top albums… More
Socialist and Labor Songs Elizabeth Morgan et al.
Seventy-seven songs—with words and sheet music—of solidarity, revolt, humor, and revolution. Compiled from several generations in America, and from around the world, they were originally written in English,… More
Venceremos: Víctor Jara and the New Chilean Song Movement Gabriel San Román et al.
When the socialist politician Salvador Allende dramatically won Chile’s presidential election in 1970, a powerful cultural movement accompanied him to power. Folk singers emerged at the forefront, proving that… More
Sing for Your Supper David Rovics
A DIY Guide to Playing Music, Writing Songs, and Booking Your Own Gigs
Succinct and to the point, David Rovics demystifies the very different skills necessary to cultivate the arts of songwriting, guitar-playing and… More