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Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century

Paperback, 06/07/2017, £11.99
£10.79
Explores most decadent of genres on both sides of the Atlantic. This title charts the retro future sounds, outrageous styles and gender-fluid sexual politics that came to define the first half of the seventies. It also brings right up to date with a final chapter on glam in hip hop, Lady Gaga, and the aftershocks of David Bowie's death.

Rip it Up and Start Again: Postpunk 1978-1984

Paperback, 07/02/2019, £6.99
£6.29
In this, the first book to take a big-picture view of the entire post punk period, acclaimed author and music journalist Simon Reynolds recreates a time of tremendous urgency and idealism in pop music.

Bring the Noise

Paperback, 03/05/2007, £16.99
£15.29
From Morrissey and Nick Cave to The Streets and Kanye West, this book explores the links between hip-hop and rock. It focuses on two strands: white alternative rock and black street music. It identifies the strange dance of white bohemian rock and black culture, how they come together at various points and then go their own way.

Retromania

Paperback, 05/01/2012, £10.99
£9.89
Intends to make sense of 21st Century pop. Pulling together parallel threads from music, fashion, art, and new media, this title confronts a central paradox of our era: from iPods to YouTube, we're empowered by mind-blowing technology, but too often it's used as a time machine or as a tool to shuffle and rearrange music from yesterday.

Shock and Awe: Glam Rock and its Legacy, from the Seventies to the Twenty-First Century

Hardback, 06/10/2016, £25.00
£22.50
As the sixties dream faded, a new flamboyant movement electrified the world: GLAM! The author explores this most decadent of genres on both sides of the Atlantic. He charts the retro future sounds, outrageous styles and gender-fluid sexual politics that came to define the first half of the seventies.