ECW Press Backlist 2012 Gift

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    Perfect Youth The Birth of Canadian Punk Paperback Sam Sutherland 9781770410657 $22.95 MUSIC Sep 26, 2012
    While many volumes devoted to the punk and hardcore scenes in America grace bookstore shelves, Canada’s contributions to the genre remain largely unacknowledged. For the first time, the birth of Canadian punk—a transformative cultural force that spread across the country at the end of the 1970s—is captured between the pages of this important resource. Delving deeper than standard band biographies, this book articulates how the advent of punk reshaped the culture of cities across Canada, speeding along the creation of alternative means of cultur... + Read More
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    Far from Over The Music and Life of Drake, The Unofficial Story Paperback Dalton Higgins 9781770410015 $16.95 MUSIC Sep 26, 2012
    At a time when album sales were plummeting, Drake's 2010 debut album, Thank Me Later, went platinum, hit number one on the Billboard 200 chart, and spawned numerous Top 10 hits including "Over," "Best I Ever Had," and "Find Your Love." His sophomore release, Take Care, also debuted at number one on the Billboard 200 chart, went platinum, and has been downloaded at a record pace.In Far From Over, award-winning writer and hip hop expert Dalton Higgins examines the life of Aubrey Drake Graham, whose path to superstardom has been anything but typic... + Read More
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    My First Guitar Tales of True Love and Lost Chords from 70 Legendary Musicians Paperback Julia Crowe 9781770410558 $19.95 MUSIC Sep 01, 2012
    Whether it is a beautiful and classic model or an unglamorous and inexpensive starter instrument, a musician’s first guitar can be the catalyst that motivates a lifelong passion. The pages of this book contain interviews with 70 of the world’s most well-known guitarists across musical genres and playing styles to discover how their love of the instrument compelled them to pursue music as a career. These guitar icons reveal how they got their first instrument, the music they loved, and their heroes and inspirations. With an impressive list of Su... + Read More
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    Too Much Trouble A Very Oral History of Danko Jones Paperback Stuart Berman 9781770411357 $24.95 MUSIC Oct 01, 2012
    More than just a history of Danko Jones, this book is an exploration of the rigid politics that govern both underground and mainstream music and how a band can succeed without pandering to either. Danko Jones may be a straightforward rock band, but their story is anything but. They’re a band that has roots in many different music communities—the North American indie rock scene, the Scandinavian garage rock scene, and the European metal scene—but belong to none of them. They’ve toured with both Blonde Redhead and Nickelback and can attract inten... + Read More
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    Fifty Sides of the Beach Boys The Songs that Tell Their Story Paperback Mark Dillon 9781770410718 $19.95 MUSIC Jun 01, 2012
    Reflecting on the Beach Boys’ long, fascinating history, this book tells the story behind 50 of the band’s greatest songs from the perspective of group members, collaborators, fellow musicians, and notable fans. It is filled with new interviews with music legends such as Brian Wilson, Mike Love, Alan Jardine, Bruce Johnston, David Marks, Blondie Chaplin, Randy Bachman, Roger McGuinn, John Sebastian, Lyle Lovett, Alice Cooper, and Al Kooper, and commentary from a younger generation such as Matthew Sweet, Carnie Wilson, Daniel Lanois, Cameron Cro... + Read More
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    Trouble in the Camera Club A Photographic Narrative of Toronto's Punk History 1976-1980 Paperback Don Pyle 9781550229660 $29.95 USD PHOTOGRAPHY May 01, 2011
    ?Trouble in the Camera Club features over 300 photographs by Don Pyle and another 200 images of related ephemera from the earliest days of Toronto’s punk music scene, featuring early gigs by Toronto bands like The Viletones, Teenage Head, The Curse, The Diodes, and The Ugly, and visiting punks the Ramones, Iggy Pop, Patti Smith, The Clash, Vibrators, The Stranglers, and other artists influential to the punk movement including Bryan Ferry, David Bowie, and Cheap Trick. Starting in 1976, at age 14, Don Pyle witnessed and photographed some of the... + Read More
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    Have Not Been the Same The Canrock Renaissance 1985-1995 Paperback Michael Barclay 9781550229929 $29.95 USD MUSIC Jun 01, 2011
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    Treat Me Like Dirt An Oral History of Punk in Toronto and Beyond, 1977-1981 Paperback Liz Worth 9781770410671 $19.95 USD MUSIC Oct 01, 2011
    Treat Me Like Dirt captures the personalities that drove the original Toronto punk scene. This is the first book to document the histories of the Diodes, Viletones, and Teenage Head, along with other bands (B-Girls, Curse, Demics, Dishes, Forgotten Rebels, Johnny & the G-Rays, the Mods, the Poles, Simply Saucer, the Ugly and more) and fans that brought the punk scene to life in Toronto. This book is a punk rock road map, full of chaos, betrayal, pain, disappointments, failure, success, and the pure rock ’n’ roll energy that frames this layered... + Read More
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    Punk Rock Fun Time Activity Book Paperback Aye Jay 9781550228724 $9.95 MUSIC Apr 01, 2009
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    The Top 500 Heavy Metal Albums of All Time Paperback Martin Popoff 9781550226003 $24.95 MUSIC Apr 01, 2004
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    Judas Priest Heavy Metal Painkillers-An Illustrated History Paperback Martin Popoff 9781550227840 $24.95 MUSIC Dec 01, 2007
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    Black Sabbath Doom Let Loose: An Illustrated History Paperback Martin Popoff 9781550227314 $24.95 MUSIC Aug 20, 2006
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    The Top 500 Heavy Metal Songs of All Time Paperback Martin Popoff 9781550225303 $19.95 USD MUSIC Oct 01, 2002
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    Heavy Metal Fun Time Activity Book Paperback Aye Jay Morano 9781550227987 $9.95 USD MUSIC Sep 01, 2007
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    Rick Rubin In the Studio Paperback Jake Brown 9781550228755 $17.95 USD MUSIC Aug 01, 2009
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    Metallica: The Club Dayz, 1982-1984 Live, Raw and Without a Photo Pit! Paperback Bill Hale 9781550228762 $19.95 USD MUSIC Apr 01, 2009
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    Grunge Is Dead The Oral History of Seattle Rock Music Paperback Greg Prato 9781550228779 $22.95 MUSIC Apr 01, 2009
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    Whispering Pines The Northern Roots of American Music from Hank Snow to the Band Hardcover Jason Schneider 9781550228748 $28.95 USD MUSIC Jul 01, 2009
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    Bayou Underground Tracing the Mythical Roots of American Popular Music Paperback Dave Thompson 9781550229622 $17.95 USD MUSIC Sep 01, 2010
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    You Can't Always Get What You Want My Life with the Rolling Stones, the Grateful Dead and Other Wonderful Reprobates Paperback Sam Cutler 9781550229325 $17.95 USD MUSIC Feb 23, 2010
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    Tori Amos In the Studio Paperback Jake Brown 9781550229455 $17.95 USD BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY May 01, 2011
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    Céline Beyond the Image Hardcover Diane Massicotte 9781770410923 $39.95 MUSIC May 01, 2012
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    Taylor Swift The Platinum Edition Second Edition, Second edition Paperback Liv Spencer 9781770411517 $12.95 MUSIC Jun 01, 2013


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