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The Beach Boys On CD Volume 2: 1970 - 1984
By Andrew Hickey
Price: $5.00 USD. Words: 51,020. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » History & Criticism
Between 1970 and 1984 the Beach Boys, both solo and together, made some of the best albums ever recorded - and some not so good. In this book, Andrew Hickey takes a personal look at this music track by track, analysing every song that Brian, Carl, Dennis, Mike, Al, Bruce, Blondie and Ricky recorded and released during that time period.
The Art of the Soundcheck
By M. Erik Matlock
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 27,850. Language: English. Published: September 2, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music business
(5.00 from 1 review)
The long awaited handbook for surviving in the audio production business. Mandatory reading for anyone planing a career in sound for studio or stage. M. Erik Matlock shares a wealth of wisdom earned over 20 years in audio production. He is a veteran of church, studio, stage, touring, theater, concert, corporate and installation sound.
Popular Operas in the Maltese Islands
By Tony C. Cutajar
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 28,320. Language: English. Published: August 27, 2013 by FARAXA Publishing (USA). Category: Nonfiction » Music » Opera
Operas are one of the most popular elements in the Western classical music tradition. They are an art form which incorporates many of the components of spoken theatre such as acting, scenery and costumes, and even dance. Operas are generally produced in a theatre or in an opera house and accompanied by an orchestra. Here are the 20 most popular operas in the Maltese islands to date.
Top 40 Annual 2012
By James Masterton
Price: $6.99 USD. Words: 85,150. Language: British English. Published: August 22, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music reference
The full story of every UK Top 40 hit of the year. Artist by artist and song by song, the hits that defined this most memorable year in pop music. The reference book every chart fan has been waiting for - your complete guide to the hits of 2012.
NaS Lost: A Tribute to the Little Homey
By Byron Crawford
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 64,190. Language: English. Published: August 20, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rap and hip hop
NaS Lost is the Nas book only Byron Crawford could write, and not just due to literacy issues in the hip-hop community. Billed as a tribute to the little homey, it is in fact a tribute, but not in the way that an article in XXL magazine is a tribute to a rapper. NaS Lost considers the artist's career in its totality, from its amazing highs to its crushing lows -- and some of everything in between.
Northern Journey: A Guide to Canadian Folk Music on CD
By Gene Wilburn
Price: Free! Words: 142,080. Language: English. Published: August 15, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Folk
NORTHERN JOURNEY is a guide to the traditional and contemporary acoustic music of Canada released in CD format. In scope, it is similar to a Canadian folk festival, featuring artists who embrace a mix of styles ranging from traditional Scottish/Cape Breton Celtic music to contemporary performing songwriters, plus a sprinkling of blues, bluegrass, First Nations music, and Canadian-base
She's a Mod
By Kay Stammers
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 68,210. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
A personal diary of 1964. This was the year of the Beatles, the Rolling Stones, mod fashions -- when the British pop scene changed the world forever. Kay was a sixteen year old schoolgirl from an average middle class family in Melbourne, Australia. She didn’t swear, she didn’t smoke, she didn’t drink, she didn’t do drugs or sex. But where pop stars were concerned it was do or die!
The Bass Player
By Jim Reilly
Price: $2.99 USD. Words: 28,660. Language: English. Published: August 8, 2013. Category: Fiction » Literature » Coming of age
The Bass Player is a novella about truth, lies, expectations, disillusionment, exploitation and how a young musician found his voice in spite of all that. Written by a musician but not for musicians, the story weaves its way around fact and fiction, drawing readers into a world where music can set you free but just as easily bring you crashing down.
Bono: Soul Searching and Uncensored
By Joe Jackson
Price: $4.99 USD. Words: 39,050. Language: English. Published: August 1, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Rock music
Bono told Joe Jackson, in response to a critical profile Jackson wrote "Yours is a critical voice and, please, stick the boot in, [or] praise. We have that kind of relationship. It is one of respect." Now Jackson applies that approach to this book! But it is mostly a book about Bono, soul searching as never before including a 7,000 Q & A about Elvis. Plase note it is an antholgy not a biography
Elvis From One Fan to Another - The Interactive Elvis Book
By Robert Theisen
Price: $3.99 USD. Words: 92,020. Language: English. Published: July 29, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Celebrity biography
Elvis Presley was the first modern Rock & Roll star who lived a life stranger than fiction. He took the world by storm becoming the most popular Rock & Roll singer of all time. John Lennon himself declared, “Before Elvis there was nothing!” From One Fan to Another is a candid look at Elvis’ life and music between 1953 and 1978. The book is completely interactive and contains hundreds of links.
Guitar and Harmonica Method
By George Goodman
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 24,650. Language: English. Published: July 24, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Instrument - Guitar
(5.00 from 1 review)
The Guitar and Harmonica Method provides aspiring musicians with the basic tools and knowledge needed to play guitar and harmonica together, to be able to perform great songs with confidence and to gain a deeper musical understanding. Guitar instruction is introduced in the first section, harmonica instruction in the second. The third section utilizes music theory to bring the instruments together
Free Space Listening. Listen To the Music...Without Hearing The Room!
By Dennis Foley
Price: $19.97 USD. Words: 66,290. Language: English. Published: July 19, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Recording & reproduction
There are many urban myths when it comes to room acoustics. Those that are not informed will fall prey to these myths and not be able to realize the full potential of their rooms and sound systems within them. This book looks to debunk said myths and provide you, the reader, with all the tools you need to make your studios and rooms perform to their best. No more sticking plaster solutions!
Liverpool Fantasy
By Larry Kirwan
Price: $9.99 USD. Words: 94,310. Language: English. Published: July 15, 2013 and represented by Dystel and Goderich Literary Management. Category: Fiction » Historical » United Kingdom
It's 1987, and The Beatles are gathering in Liverpool. It's been 25 years since John Lennon walked out during the recording of Please Please Me taking George & Ringo with him. Paul Montana now a famous Vegas crooner is returning home for the reunion. Liverpool Fantasy examines the hazards of friendship, life as a rock musician, and a world without the Beatles.
Aluca la Femme du Ténor
By Maria Margareta Babeanu Moldoveanu
Price: $9.90 USD. Words: 58,500. Language: French. Published: July 9, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Biography » Autobiographies & Memoirs
Aluca nous dépeint le magnifique univers artistique de l’Opéra, à travers les incessants voyages entre l’Europe et les Etats-Unis, en quête de la consécration du public, tout en nous révélant l’inexorable détresse d’un couple qui se déchire, malgré ce grand amour, et qui va les pousser à se séparer, dans une souffrance partagée.
Justin Bieber on Love, Life, and Music
By Toby Welch
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 20,330. Language: English. Published: July 6, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Biography
Justin Bieber has accomplished more in his relatively short life than most people pull off in a lifetime. With five #1 albums to his credit and the ability to sell out concerts in minutes, Bieber is a musical superstar. What follows are quotes spoken by Bieber on all aspects of his life as well as quotes about the young artist by his loved ones and those in the music industry.
Dodecaphonic Tonality — A New Tonal System For a New Century
By Joseph Krush
Price: $8.99 USD. Words: 63,180. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Music theory and composition
Presents new Dodecaphonic Tonal sets and leads readers through Expanded Diatonicism, Nonaphonic and Decaphonic Bi-modality, culminating with “The World’s Best Dodecaphonic Tonal Set.” He illustrates Semi-Modulation through Rotating Quintcircles. Relative Compatibility of Keys and Chromatic Clashes of Tones are also explored. Composers will benefit from this groundbreaking new system.
K-Pop Lyrics Vol.9 - TVXQ!
By Sangoh Bae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 31,360. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
TVXQ! - Tong Vfang Xien Qi (traditional Chinese: 東方神起, Korean: 동방신기) can be translated to "The Rising Gods of the East". If you listen and watch their powerful voices and dances, you can immediately acknowledge why they called as riging gods. Please enjoy the lyrics of energetic Korean pop idols.
K-Pop Lyrics Vol.8 - PSY
By Sangoh Bae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 39,510. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Everyone who can access internet and Youtube can hear and see "Gangnam Style" performing comical horse-riding dance of Psy, a Korean rapper and 12 year-career-artist. This lyrics book covers complete official albums including world viral "Gangnam Style".
K-Pop Lyrics Vol.7 - 2PM
By Sangoh Bae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 21,340. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
2PM often called as beast-idol in Korea. The nick name comes not only from their muscular body, but also from their powerful voices and dances. If you happen to experience their performances you’ll fall in love to 2PM. Enjoy the lyrics of this extraordinary idol. .
K-Pop Lyrics Vol.6 - Big Bang
By Sangoh Bae
Price: $0.99 USD. Words: 34,360. Language: English. Published: July 4, 2013. Category: Nonfiction » Music » Lyrics
Global cultural icon – Big Bang came to us really as Big Bang. Many songs like “Lies”, ‘Last Farewell’, ´Haru Haru´, ´Sunset Glow´and ´Tonight´ are my favorite at Korean Karaoke. This lyrics book covers 2 official albums, 1 special edition and 5 mini albums including recent “Alive”. Please enjoy the lyrics of 5 member idols - G-Dragon, TOP, TAEYANG, DAESUNG, SEUNGRI.