Books/Magazines

"Buy Or Die! Ralph Records Artworks 1972-2015 is the first ever book of its kind on the history of the artwork of The Residents and their label Ralph Records. The life of Ralph Records and The Residents has always been cloaked in obscure mysteries, woven by the anonymous Cryptic Corporation, around which many luminaries have revolved; painters, graphic artists, cartoonists, musicians, film-makers, and writers. All have been channeled together by a powerful creative synergy that helped champion a new...

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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!...

“As Bill Harkleroad tells us at the beginning of his preface, he can't write. This isn't a professional memoir, and that won't prevent barmy Beefheart nuts from enjoying the book, which reads as if Bill Harkelroad is here talking to you, with regular speech ticks ("totally" and "really" abound) and an absence of editing. Mr Harkelroad often states the obvious, such that Winged Eel Fingerling was "a really colorful person". This is part of the charm, a memoir without artifice. LUNAR NOTES is an ideal...

“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...

"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..

"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...