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  • The Levellers – The Putney Debates
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    The debates between the Levellers and Oliver Cromwell, introduced by Geoffrey Robertson In a series of debates with Oliver Cromwell in Civil War England, the Levellers argued for democracy for [...]

  • Laura Grace Ford – Savage Messiah
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    The acclaimed art fanzine’s psychogeographic drifts through a ruined city Savage Messiah collects the entire set of Laura Grace Ford’s fanzine to date. Part graphic novel, part artwork, the book [...]

  • Clyde Woods – Development Arrested: The Blues and Plantation Power in the Mississippi Delta
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    A new edition of a classic history of the Mississippi River Delta Development Arrested is a major reinterpretation of the 200-year-old conflict between African American workers and the planters [...]

  • Hal Foster – Brand New Days
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    One of the world’s leading art theorists dissects a quarter century of artistic practice Bad New Days examines the evolution of art and criticism in Western Europe and North America over the last [...]

  • Angela Y Davis – If They Come In The Morning
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    With race and the police once more burning issues, this classic work from one of America’s giants of black radicalism has lost none of its prescience or power One of America’s most historic [...]

  • Valerie Solanas – SCUM Manifesto
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    Avital Ronell reconsiders Solanas in light of her social milieu. SCUM Manifesto was considered one of the most outrageous, violent and certifiably crazy tracts when it first appeared in 1968. [...]

  • Stanley Donwood & Dr. Tchock – Dead Children Playing: A Picture Book
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    A haunting collection of Radiohead artwork from the Grammy Award–winning artist Stanley Donwood and the enigmatic Dr Tchock are the elusive duo responsible for Radiohead’s artwork. Containing [...]

  • An Argentine Passion: María Luisa Bemberg and Her Films
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    The first major study of Maria Luisa Bemberg’s work. Maria Luisa Bemberg, who died in 1995, was one of Latin America’s best known and most popular film-makers. The only woman director in [...]

  • Ralph Rugoff – Circus Americanus
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    “A carnival of New World wonders.”—Jon Savage Circus Americanus is a riotous excursion through America’s changing visual landscape. Exploring its remote corners and bizarre byways, Ralph Rugoff [...]

  • Jean Baudrillard – America
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    “A sharp-shooting Lone Ranger of the post-Marxist left.”—New York Times From the sierras of New Mexico to the streets of New York and LA by night—”a sort of luminous, geometric, [...]

  • Texas Is The Reason: The Mavericks Of Lone Star Punk
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    That was it…that was our life at that point in time.”—King Coffey, Butthole Surfers “From a historical point of view it is a real gem, but also highly recommended for any lover of photography, [...]

  • Mike McPadden – Heavy Metal Movies
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    Keep reminding yourself: IT’S ONLY A BOOK… Heavy metal and high-thrill cinema have been joined together like mutant twins since before Black Sabbath took the name of a chilling Italian horror [...]

  • Daniel Ekeroth – Swedish Death Metal
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    The ultimate blow-by-blow account of Sweden’s legendary death metal underground. • ISBN 9780979616310 • 450 densely-illustrated pages • Heavy-duty 130gsm paper • Extensive 300pp history PLUS [...]

  • Tom Gabriel Fischer – Only Death Is Real
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    “Without question, Only Death Is Real goes farther than any other source in exploring the origins of underground heavy metal.” • ISBN 978-09796163-9-6 • 288pp (24pp color) deluxe Wibalin-bound [...]

  • Bruce Pavitt – Sub Pop USA
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    The complete Subterranean Pop fanzines and Seattle Rocket newspaper columns by Bruce Pavitt; an unbelievably deep chronicle of regional American indie pop, punk, hardcore, art/noise, metal, [...]

  • Daniel Ekeroth – Swedish Sensationsfilms
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    In the annals of grindhouse exploitation cinema, Italy owns the giallo, Australia offers Ozploitation, and Sweden has spawned… the SENSATIONSFILM! • ISBN 978-09796163-6-5 • 320pp trade paperback, [...]

  • Slayer Vol X: Past, Present, Forever.
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    Hardcover reissue release of the crucial tenth issue of Norway’s infamous Slayer Mag, overflowing with key Mayhem, Burzum, Darkthrone, Thorns, Emperor, Satyricon, Bathory, Dissection, Enslaved, [...]

  • Nancy Barile – I’m Not Holding Your Coat
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    From disenchanted Catholic schoolgirl and glam maniac to instigator on the 1980s hardcore punk scene, Nancy Barile discovered freedom at a time when punk music was new and dangerous. She made her [...]

  • Zero Magazine – Volume One (Japanese HC Photo book)
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    ZERO MAGAZINE “Volume One” BOOK Amazing photo book with live shots of Kansai Bands along with flyers! Japanese Import A5 size softcover book 5.8 × 8.2 × 0.5 inches 100 pages This is a [...]

  • Shiro Kuro (Sugi) “Sugi’s Drawings 2004-2006”
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    Collection of works from the all important SUGI! from 2004 –  2006 JAPANESE IMPORT, ltd copies. SUGI’s second Art Book compiling works from 2004-2006 102 pages First press 1000 copies [...]

  • Nigel Ayers – Electronic Resistance
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    Since the late 1970s, Nigel Ayers (b. 1957, UK) has cut a bracing, subversive path through the contemporary underground, bridging DIY industrial enthusiasms with multimedia experimentation to [...]

  • GAG / CORKER – LIVE CONCERT TICKET – 10/28
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    GAG live @ Torn Light, Oct 28th. Proof of vaccination or negative COVID test from the previous 48 hours before the gig to enter. $10 – limited tickets available. No food/drinks permitted. [...]

  • Ten Country Songs About Drugs
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    24 page zine featuring 10 different country singles about drugs. Each single has a write up about the song and any history I could find as well as the lyrics on the facing page. From the Dollar [...]

  • Mata – No Drums No DJs No Saturdays
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: October 1, 2016 MATA was a gallery located at 3709 West Pico Boulevard in Los Angeles that existed from 2013–16. It [...]

  • Kate Hall – I Did But I Don’t Anymore
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Kate Hall is a Los Angeles based artist. I Did But I Don’t Anymore is a compilation of drawings made in the spring of 2015. It [...]

  • Michael Dopp – Swizzle
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: March 1, 2017 Michael Dopp is a Los Angeles based artist. Swizzle is a collection of ink drawings made during the [...]

  • Sarah Rara – Earth Breakup
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: October 1, 2015 Sarah Rara is a Los Angeles based artist. Earth Breakup is a collection of polaroids and poems from [...]

  • Simone Forti – On An Iron Post
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: October 1, 2017 Simone Forti is a dancer, artist and writer based in Los Angeles. The images in “On An Iron [...]

  • Matt Lifson – Sleep With Me And A Ghost
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: October 1, 2016 Matt Lifson is a Los Angeles based artist. “Sleep With Me And A Ghost” is a collection of found and [...]

  • Emily Joyce – A Cigar Caught In The Lilies
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: April 1, 2019 A Cigar Caught In The Lilies is a book of visual concrete poetry written and constructed by Emily [...]

  • Paul McCarthy/Damon McCarthy – Aftermath
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: April 1, 2019 Aftermath is collection of photographs of all the inanimate objects in the Saloon, a shooting location [...]

  • Joe Potts – Daily Planet
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: March 1, 2021 Joe Potts is a Los Angeles based artist, creating art and sound for installations and performances [...]

  • Luke Fischbeck – Beyond Majority Rule
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: May 1, 2018 Beyond Majority Rule began by surveying how non-hierarchical groups make decisions, with a particular [...]

  • Petra Cortright – E Girl
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    Soft cover, perfect bound 64 pages, 6.5 × 9-inch Edition of 500 Release date: March 1, 2021 “This book is a collection of webcam screenshots from videos that were too fucked up to be [...]

  • GX Jupitter-Larsen – Digging Through Time
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    This greatly expanded performance journal has more dates, more locations, more names, and more back stories than any other attempt at cataloging the immeasurability of the history of GX & The [...]

  • LHD: Hysterical Blindness
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    Documentation for fanatics only. 3,700 word essay by Chris Sienko detailing the history and releases of LHD, plus illustrated discography. Limited release. 6×9-inches, 54 pages, Hardcover

  • Hannah Baer – Trans Girl Suicide Museum
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    “I had a dream once where I found a hyper-cube that was also a book. It was opalescent and glistening, with gold edges. I couldn’t figure out how to read it because I didn’t [...]

  • General Speech No. 10
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    “46 full size pages of writing and photos about punk and hardcore! (no fucking ads!) In this issue, Mune from Japanese hardcore legends PAINTBOX talks openly and emotionally about his early [...]

  • Cassell’s Encyclopedia Of Queer Myth, Symbol And Spirit
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    A full and comprehensive encyclopedia of queer folklore, myth and cultural history. Incredibly ahead of its time for 1997, this guide truly covers everything from the transgender roots of the [...]

  • Kobo Abe – The Woman In The Dunes
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    This classic existentialist and ecological novel about a man held captive in a sand dune. Haunting and engrossing, it has as much in common with a myth as it does a work of Camus. Adapted by [...]

  • Richard Hughes – A High Wind In Jamaica
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    A terrifying satirical novel that touches on colonialism, children’s adventure novels and the nature of evil. Widely hated and criticized when it was first published, there is truly nothing [...]

  • Lust for Life: On The Writings Of Kathy Acker
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    A slim volume of essays and critiques of the work and enigmatic life of Kathy Acker.   VG with light shelfwear and wear to backcover

  • Gabriel Garcia Marquez – Chronicle Of A Death Foretold
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    Marquez’s brilliant non-linear take on a typical detective story. One of Marquez’s few works that isn’t in the realm of magical realism, this quick and bitter tale of revenge [...]

  • Sun Ra – Extensions Out, Plus: Four Poetry Books (1959/1972)
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    Limited reprint. Corbett vs. Dempsey 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 [...]

  • Where Are We Now: A Small Mercies Compilation
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    Long form in-house compilation featuring over 100 minutes of existentialist industrial noise. Two discs housed inside a 32 page 8.5 x 11″ art-zine. Tracklist: -Disc One- 1. Demons Of Mind [...]

  • Dennis Tyfus / Miles Away – Skins, Brains & Guts / Oi In Eupen
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    Catalog of Dennis Tyfus‘s exhibition “Skins, Brains & Guts” that took place at Mieke Van ‘schaijk Gallery in The Netherlands between 11/07/2020 and 02/28/2021. The [...]

  • Freedom, Rhythm & Sound: Revolutionary Jazz Cover Art 1965-1983
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    Soul Jazz Records are issuing a new flexibound paperback edition of their long out of print ground-breaking deluxe art book Freedom, Rhythm and Sound Revolutionary Jazz Cover Art 1965-83. This [...]

  • Noise Widow – Issue #5 – Winter 2021
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    Interviews with Charmaine Lee, John Collins McCormick, and Donna Parker. Noise Body Language Demystified. Reviews. Noise kittens. Fun pages. Various jokes.