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The Best Music Books of 2012
19 Dec 2012 // 4:00 PM

This year's best books about music include thought-provoking reads on how music works, in-depth histories of the underground, and soul-searching autobiographies from legendary (and not-so-legendary) performers.


Crooked Sounds from Aotearoa 'Erewhon Calling: Experimental Sound in New Zealand'
8 Oct 2012 // 5:05 PM

This is a source book of ingredients both complex and simple, and a hugely important first step in honoring the innovation to be found in 'nowhere that is somewhere's' experimental music scene.

//Mixed media

Because Blood Is Drama: Considering Carnage in Video Games and Other Media

// Moving Pixels

"It's easy to dismiss blood and violence as salacious without considering why it is there, what its context is, and what it might communicate.

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