Focusing on individual albums by artists ranging from James Brown to Celine Dion and from J Dilla to Neutral Milk Hotel, each volume in the series provides a platform for authors to explore a piece of music. The latest titles are Devo’s Freedom of Choice, which traces the story of Ohio boys through decades of hits, misses, fans and record industry struggles.
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Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables analyzes the politics behind great American punk band, Dead Kennedys; and Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. Soundtrack traces how one Japanese composer changed video game music forever with an 8-bit score that lasts two minutes.
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