Books/Magazines

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Bill is an artist and he has illustrated some of our Cuneiform releases, as well as releases for The Laser's Edge/Sensory, Magna Carta and others, as well as designing our Cuneiform website. This small color book (a bit larger than a CD case) contains ...

“After having borrowed lines from Jimi Hendrix and English poets for all previous anniversary releases, Rune Grammofon struck out for this one until Kim Hiorthøy, well after the deadline, accidentally stumbled over Johnny Cash and Forever Words: The Unknown Poems (2016). Let's Put It To Music quite nails it when it comes to the basic idea of the book and how the label approach the whole process of making a record. As Tim Gane is quoted in Adrian Shaughnessy's introduction "a Stereolab record was never....

This comic by bad-boy artist Matt includes a CD with music by Nash and him reading the story. "Canadian rocker Nash the Slash has a quandry: how can he do two concerts that are scheduled at the same time? The solution: a robot duplicate of himself!...

"Phillips' account of growing up wild in the acid-age South is compelling and poignant." – David Fricke for MOJO Magazine

This is a memoir by Glenn, with a lot of it devoted to the Hamptons, as well as his subsequent career, as well as some interesting (and possibly even helpful) bits about his psychological state.

Plus his first new solo album in 16 years, entitled The Dark Parade, which features:
Glenn Phillips – guitars, keyboards, bass
Bill Rea – bass...

“Slim, 44-page perfect bound, paperback containing four stories. Illustrated by Mary Thomas.
These four stories were written while Allen was working and touring with the Cleveland band, Pere Ubu, and refer directly to those years. Previously published in The Cleveland Edition, The Re Records Quarterly and The Penguin Book of Rock and Roll Writing.
Allen Ravenstine was born in Canton, Ohio in 1950. In 1968 his parents were killed in a car crash. He was a student at Ohio State University when...

This is a beautiful facsimile reprint of four of Ra’s books and pamphlets.

“Corbett vs. Dempsey is delighted to announce the release of four books of poetry by Sun Ra. Two of these were pamphlets that accompanied early Sun Ra albums issued in the late 1950s; the other two were published more than a decade later later by Infinity Inc./Saturn Research.
CvsD's reprints are fastidiously designed facsimiles of the original publications, marking the first time they have been available in their....

"Revised and expanded second edition of Hartmut Geerken and Chris Trent's comprehensive reference Omniverse Sun Ra, originally published in 1994.

Full-color 304-page hardcover book. French fold cover with metallic silver foil blocking on cyan faimei cloth. 290mm x 245mm portrait. Omniverse Sun Ra features many previously unpublished photographs of Sun Ra and His Arkestra in New York in 1966 and Germany in 1979 by Val Wilmer, and Hartmut Geerken's previously unpublished photographs from Heliopolis..

Very nice and FILLED with photos and documentation; this is one story of a life fully lived in music and the fact that it is a woman musician, especially relatively early, adds an added dimension of some additional impediments in her career.

“This is the story of a life’s journey to a destination, not only unknown, but wildly unexpected – filled with excitement, achievement and love, but also pain and struggle. Barbara Thompson, the daughter of an eminent lawyer, was born with a restless creative..

"It's been a long, long time but finally it's here -- the second edition of Money Will Ruin Everything, Rune Grammofon's celebration of 5 more years of music. Originally planned as an update and slightly revised edition of the long deleted 2CD/book of...

“To celebrate the 50th anniversary of this much-loved LP, Bill Gubbins, the only photographer to document the Hot Rats sessions, to create The Making of Hot Rats, a deluxe, commemorative book packed with never-been-seen-before photos, interviews, and intimate insights into the creation of this masterwork.
"A movie for your ears" is how rock icon Frank Zappa first described his album Hot Rats, which remains, 50 years after its release, not only one of Zappa's most critically acclaimed and commercially..