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The Wire primers : a guide to modern music / edited by Rob Young.

Young, Rob, 1964- (Added Author).

Available copies

  • 1 of 1 copy available at Berklee College of Music.

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Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Holdable? Status Due Date
Stan Getz Library ML3534 .W614 2009 37684001060617 Library Stacks Copy hold / Volume hold Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 9781844674275 (pbk.)
  • ISBN: 1844674274 (pbk.)
  • Physical Description: 198 p. : ill. ; 19 x 20 cm.
  • Publisher: London : Verso, 2009.

Content descriptions

Bibliography, etc. Note:
Includes bibliographical references.
Formatted Contents Note:
Avant rock. Captain Beefheart / Mike Barnes ; The Fall / Stewart Lee ; Noise / Nick Cain ; No Wave / Alan Licht ; Sonic Youth / David Keenan ; Tropicálica / Ben Ratliff ; Frank Zappa and the Mothers of Invention / Edwin Pouncey -- Funk, hiphop & beyond. James Brown / Peter Shapiro ; Grime / Simon Reynolds ; Dubstep / Derek Walmsley ; Fela Kuti / Peter Shapiro ; Turntablism / Peter Shapiro -- Jazz & improvisation. AMM / Philip Clark ; Derek Bailey / Philip Clark ; Ornette Coleman / Barry Witherden ; Fire Music / David Keenan ; Sun Ra / John Szwed -- Modern composition. John Cage / Louise Gray ; Morton Feldman / Philip Clark ; Musique Concrète & Early electronic Music / Art Lange ; Karlheinz Stockhausen / Barry Witherden ; Iannis Xenakis / Philip Clark.
Subject: Music > 20th century > History and criticism
Alternative rock music > History and criticism.
Avant-garde (Music) > History and criticism.
Electronic music > History and criticism

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