Alex Ross

The Rest Is Noise – Listening to the Twentieth Century

In this sweeping and dramatic narrative, Alex Ross, music critic for The New Yorker, weaves together the […]

Ben Ratliff

John Coltrane – The Story of a Sound

John Coltrane left an indelible mark on the world, but what was the essence of his achievement […]

Greil Marcus

The Doors – A Lifetime of Listening to Five Mean Years

A fan from the moment the Doors’ first album arrived, Greil Marcus saw the band many times […]

Mike Barnes

Captain Beefheart – The Biography

Following Don Van Vliet’s death Mike Barnes will look to reassess his legacy through new interview material […]

Rob Young

Electric Eden

In this groundbreaking survey of more than a century of music making in the British Isles, Rob […]