This outstanding biography of the cult guitar player will likely cause you to abandon everything you thought you knew about jazz improvisation, post-punk and the avant-garde. Derek Bailey was at the top of his profession as a dance band and record-session guitarist when, in the early 1960s, he began playing an uncompromisingly abstract form of music. Today his anti-idiom of “Free Improvisation” has become the lingua franca of the “avant” scene, with Pat Metheny, John Zorn, David Sylvian and Sonic Youth’s Thurston Moore among his admirers.
Dell Abyss line Paperback At a club in Missing Mile, N.C., the children of the night gather, dressed in black, look for acceptance. Among them are Ghost, who sees what others do not; Ann, longing [...]
Alien Zone: Cultural Theory & Contemporary Science Fiction Cinema
Verso Paperback This is especially true of the science fiction film—a genre as old as cinema itself—which has rarely received the serious attention devoted to such genres as the western, the film [...]
Thomas F Monteleone (editor) – Borderlands 2 Anthology
White Wolf Paperback Borderlands 2 is the second volume of the most exciting anthology series of the Nineties. Visionary, provocative, disturbing, intelligent, and innovative describe the fiction [...]