Wax Poetics 50
  • Author : Alan Leeds
  • Release Date : 26 May 2016
  • Publisher : Unknown
  • Genre : Biography & Autobiography
  • Pages : 98
  • ISBN 13 : 0979811066

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Book excerpt: The special-edition reprint of Wax Poetics Magazine Issue 50--our bestselling issue ever--featuring Prince on the cover, with features on Prince and the Revolution; Morris Day and the Time; the Time's guitarist Jesse Johnson; Grand Central: the roots of Prince and Andre Cymone; Prince's jazz side project Madhouse; the Prince side project the Family; early Prince recordings, 94 East; and Questlove's commentary "33 Reasons Why Prince Is Hip-Hop." Also featuring Larry Graham, Blood Orange, Toro y Moi, DJ Quik, and Frank Ocean. This special-edition reprint contains no advertisements.

Wax Poetics 50

Wax Poetics 50

Author : Alan Leeds,Gwen Leeds,Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The special-edition reprint of Wax Poetics Magazine Issue 50--our bestselling issue ever--featuring Prince on the cover, with features on Prince and the Revolution; Morris Day and the Time; the Time's guitarist Jesse Johnson; Grand Central: the roots of Prince and Andre Cymone; Prince's jazz side project Madhouse; the Prince side ...

Wax Poetics 50

Wax Poetics 50

Author : Alan Leeds,Gwen Leeds,Ahmir "Questlove" Thompson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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The special-edition reprint of Wax Poetics Magazine Issue 50--our bestselling issue ever--featuring Prince on the cover, with features on Prince and the Revolution; Morris Day and the Time; the Time's guitarist Jesse Johnson; Grand Central: the roots of Prince and Andre Cymone; Prince's jazz side project Madhouse; the Prince side ...

Wax Poetics Issue 17  Paperback Reissue

Wax Poetics Issue 17 Paperback Reissue

Author : Various Writers
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Some fans say that Jay Dee was the greatest hip-hop producer ever. Wax Poetics speaks in-depth with Jay's peers and delves deep into his magical, musical life. With our first split-cover, we also honor hip-hop production masters, Public Enemy's Bomb Squad. Hank Shocklee & Co. take us back to the days ...

Prince and the Parade and Sign O  The Times Era Studio Sessions

Prince and the Parade and Sign O The Times Era Studio Sessions

Author : Duane Tudahl
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Music
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From Prince's superstardom to studio seclusion, this second book in the Prince Studio Sessions series chronicles the years immediately following the Purple Rain era. Interview accounts of over 260 recording sessions and two tours reveal the indistinguishable majesty of Prince's artistry....

Wax Poetics Issue 18  P Funk

Wax Poetics Issue 18 P Funk

Author : Various Authors,Wax Poetics
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Uncategorized
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Reprint of the Aug/Sept 2006 Issue 18 edition of Wax Poetics magazine, covering Parliament-Funkadelic....

Rhapsody in Black

Rhapsody in Black

Author : John Kruth
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Biography & Autobiography
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RHAPSODY IN BLACK: THE LIFE AND MUSIC OF ROY ORBISON...

The James Brown Reader

The James Brown Reader

Author : Nelson George,Alan Leeds
Publisher : Penguin
Genre : Music
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Nelson George and Alan Leeds have assembled the first comprehensive collection of writings about the late, great Godfather of Soul, creating a fascinating mosaic of the man and the musician. Known as the hardest-working man in show business, James Brown embodied rhythm and blues, funk and soul, and sensuality. His ...

Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

Prince and the Purple Rain Era Studio Sessions

Author : Duane Tudahl
Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
Genre : Music
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Featuring insights on even more groundbreaking recording sessions, rehearsals, and sound checks, the expanded edition of Duane Tudahl's award-winning book pulls back the paisley curtain to reveal the untold story of Prince’s rise from cult favorite to the biggest rock star on the planet. His journey is meticulously documented ...

Groove Music

Groove Music

Author : Mark Katz
Publisher : Oxford University Press
Genre : Music
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Based on extensive research and interviews, presents a history of hip-hop that covers such topics as the evolution of the turntable, the world of DJ battles, the influence of digital technology, and the politics of race and gender....

Book of Rhymes

Book of Rhymes

Author : Adam Bradley
Publisher : Civitas Books
Genre : Music
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If asked to list the greatest innovators of modern American poetry, few of us would think to include Jay-Z or Eminem in their number. And yet hip hop is the source of some of the most exciting developments in verse today. The media uproar in response to its controversial lyrical ...

We Are Music

We Are Music

Author : Brandon Stosuy
Publisher : Simon and Schuster
Genre : Juvenile Fiction
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From the author of Music Is... Brandon Stosuy comes a second pitch-perfect board book that’s a kid-friendly music history lesson—perfect for the little record collectors in your life. From music writer and The Creative Independent/Kickstarter Editor in Chief, Brandon Stosuy, comes a new board book called We ...

There Was a Time

There Was a Time

Author : Alan Leeds
Publisher : Post Hill Press
Genre : Music
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“Alan Leeds was a protegé of James Brown and a true historian of the world that nurtured the great entertainer. Alan was a witness to the vibrant black music scene of the ’60s and ’70s—whose book is both a memoir and a document of a lost world of sound.”—...

Ian Johnson

Ian Johnson

Author : Ian Johnson
Publisher : Unknown
Genre : Art
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Since his 2008 monograph, Ian Johnson has had six solo shows and undergone an evolution, while remaining just as jarringly cool and full of life. This new book presents all-new paintings and drawings by Johnson in his signature style: portraits of jazz musicians from the '40s, '50s, and '60...

Check the Technique

Check the Technique

Author : Brian Coleman
Publisher : Villard
Genre : Music
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A Tribe Called Quest • Beastie Boys • De La Soul • Eric B. & Rakim • The Fugees • KRS-One • Pete Rock & CL Smooth • Public Enemy • The Roots • Run-DMC • Wu-Tang Clan • and twenty-five more hip-hop immortals It’s a sad fact: hip-hop album liners have always been reduced to a list of producer and sample ...

Wax Trash and Vinyl Treasures  Record Collecting as a Social Practice

Wax Trash and Vinyl Treasures Record Collecting as a Social Practice

Author : Roy Shuker
Publisher : Routledge
Genre : Music
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The term 'record collecting' is shorthand for a variety of related practices. Foremost is the collection of sound recordings in various formats - although often with a marked preference for vinyl - by individuals, and it is this dimension of record collecting that is the focus of this book. Record ...