It’s been a while since we’ve a roundup of music books around here. The good thing is we have a wide selection this month.
Money Hacks for Metalheads and Old Millennials by Jessie May is out in a revised and expanded edition. The book features interviews with underground musicians and advice for bands about finance, audience building, and more. Pick up the paperback and Kindle editions at Amazon.
Glitter & Grit: Be Greater As A Creative is by Paula Moore, an A&R veteran. “I wrote this book because I wanted to inspire creatives everywhere while showing them what it takes to be a success at any career stage,” she said in the book’s press release. It’s also at Amazon on paperback and Kindle.
HARD + FAST is a hardcover photo book about L.A. punk from Melanie Nissen of Slash Magazine fame. Get the book on its own or as a set with three classic punk 7″es. Nissen “brings the Los Angeles punk scene of 1977-1980 (RIP) back to life in a visual tour,” Pat Smear of the Germs wrote about the book.
Monolithic Undertow: In Search of Sonic Oblivion from Harry Stone explores drone music’s religious and subcultural roots through to contemporary bands. The trailer is above and the book is available from Third Man Books.
Break When I’m Dead by Opus of the band Dead By Wednesday covers “touring, recording, hanging with celebrities, being a reality TV actor, and even a stint on MTV.” It’s available in print and eBook.
Coumplete Poems – 1960’s & 70’s is a book of poems and images by Genesis P-Orridge of Psychic TV and Throbbing Gristle. The book is available from Heartworm Press.
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