33 1/3 Books

Nine Inch Nail's Pretty Hate Machine 33 1/3

Daphne Carr

Released 05/19/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9780826427892

What is the world that Nine Inch Nails made, and what was the world that made Nine Inch Nails? These are the questions at the heart of this study of the band's 1989 debut, Pretty Hate Mac...

Talking Heads' Fear of Music 33 1/3

Jonathan Lethem

Released 05/19/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781441121004

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...

Johnny Cash's American Recordings 33 1/3

Tony Tost

Released 05/18/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781441174611

When Johnny Cash signed to Rick Rubin's record label in 1993, he was already in the wax museum of memory, a fondly regarded but totally marginalized legend, unheard on the radio and unsee...

The Pharcyde's Bizarre Ride II 33 1/3 Book

Andrew Barker

Released 05/18/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781501321276

As immediately believable as they were cartoonish, as much an inner city cipher as a suburban boys gang, the foursome that made up the Pharcyde were the most relatable MCs to ever pass th...

Soundtrack from Twin Peaks

Clare Nina Norelli

Released 02/24/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781501323010

When Twin Peaks first aired on ABC in April 1990 to a viewership of thirty-five million, it became an instant cult sensation that has since gone on to inspire and intrigue subsequent gene...

The Modern Lovers

Sean L Maloney

Released 02/09/17 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781501322181

One of the only books written on the Modern Lovers and the only book written that puts the band and its music in a cultural context.

The Jesus and Mary Chain's Psychocandy

Paula Mejia

Released 10/20/16 Label Bloomsbury Genre 33 1/3 Books Cat no. 9781628929508

The Jesus and Mary Chain's swooning debut Psychocandy seared through the underground and to the top of the pop charts, shifting the role of noise within pop music forever. Post-punk and p...