Good morning from a beautiful, serene and frosty village... Some lovely news for us. The agency's latest publication from France is in: it's the Camion Blanc French edition of Jeremy Reed's much lauded work on Lou Reed. Happy reading to all French Lou and Velvets fans. Le livre de Jeremy Reed se présente comme une [...]
Jeremy Reed's uniquely poetic take on Lou Reed's life and music gives this biography a soulful, reverential air mixed with solid evidence of the author's lifelong interest in his subject. As such it's a lovely addition to the Lou/VU bookshelf. The Czech edition has just been published. Here's their jacket image: and more info on [...]
We are delighted to announce that our colleagues Tsunami Edizioni in Milan will be publishing an Italian edition of this gorgeous cathedral work on the DKs, which is now in print in the US, UK, Brazil, Finland and Germany, and will be published in France in Spring too. * Authored by Alex Ogg * Artwork [...]
Now in it's 33rd year in print...I think I've seen more editions of this title in various formats and languages than any other book on the agency's list. Uptight is the story of The Velvet Underground. It is still widely acknowledged to be one of the greatest rock books ever published, and it first appeared [...]
A triumph - Time Out When songwriter and guitarist Lou Reed passed away on the 27th October 2013, I found myself rereading Bockris's original biography which had been published by Hutchinson, Simon and Schuster and Vintage in various editions in the mid-1990s. When the time was right, I discussed with the author the possibility of [...]
Harper Collins arranged for this beautiful Portuguese language edition of Victor Bockris's Transformer to be published by Editora Aleph in Brazil. I keep being amazed by various Brazilian publishing houses and their incredible design and formatting efforts...
We always love to see the Japanese editions of our authors' books when they come out. Space Shower snapped up Jeremy Reed's Lou Reed biography and now here it is in translation. Another one for the shelves.
Alex Ogg • Winston Smith (Illustrator) • Ruby Ray (Photographer) “We have a sense of humor and we’re not afraid to use it in a vicious way if we have to. In some ways, we’re cultural terrorists, using music instead of guns.“ —Jello Biafra, Dead Kennedys Dead Kennedys routinely top both critic and fan US and international [...]
A Foreign Place is a comprehensive biography of the influential band Japan by musician and author, Anthony Reynolds. Chronicling the rise and fall of one of the 1980s most respected and beloved bands, Anthony's intimate book lifts the veil on the creative processes and personal histories of a fascinating group of introspective musicians whose activities [...]
Ventil Verlag in Germany have done us proud with their edition of Alex Ogg's Dead Kennedys book. The new royalty statements are very impressive...a nice way to start the week.
We're delighted to announce a forthcoming Italian edition of Suicide: Dream Baby Dream, A New York Story to be published soon by our friends at Goodfellas.
Anthony Reynolds' gorgeous biography of the band Japan, detailing their journey from 1974-84, has now been licensed to Shinko in Japan. Here's the Goldmine review... Of all the bands swept up in the so-called New Romantic movement of the early 1980s, Japan were always among the most inappropriate. Five years earlier and they’d have been [...]
The collectors edition of this beautiful title is now all sold out. A paperback edition will however be available at the end of April, published by Burning Shed. Here's the paperback jacket.
Here's the cover of the French edition of Suicide: Dream Baby Dream, published this week by Camion Blanc. We're delighted to have this edition out in France, a country where Suicide were (and are) so appreciated.
Here are two beautiful editions - in Portuguese - of Alex Ogg's Dead Kennedys: Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, from Brazilian publishers Ediçōes Ideal.
Tidying the archives this morning as the new Autumn 2016 books start arriving from the UK and overseas, I'm finding various recently published titles that have been beautifully printed, with so much thought put into them (from the author on down)... Here's the Japanese edition of Kraftwerk: Publikation.
One of our best-selling heavy metal tomes, Joel McIver's masterful Motörhead biography is now available in a Portuguese edition from our friends at Publicações A Ferro e Aço in Portugal.
An old classic, recently updated and reissued, Mark Hodkinson's sensitive portrait of the life of icon Marianne Faithfull is now available as an audio book, read by Victoria Groves.
I've just this morning seen the new cover of Metrolit's latest German edition of David Buckley's KRAFTWERK: PUBLIKATION. We're so happy that this is continuing to do so well in the German market, considering it is a translation. You would have thought a German author might have achieved this. Well done to David, and of [...]
Following last night's event in Cambridge to unveil a memorial to Syd Barrett, in what would have been his 70th year... Here's another edition of Crazy Diamond by Mike Watkinson and Pete Anderson - this one being the Spanish translation, published by Vampi Munster.