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Après Satie

By Dean Steadman

Poems that echo Satie's haunting music and refract the ironies of the Parisian Dada movement.

 

A man who might be Erik Satie floats, à la Magritte, above Paris rooftops, thinking of a newly-extinct species of songbirds, "contemplating grief in the absence of song. " By turns ... Read more

Bon: The Last Highway

By Jesse Fink

The death of Bon Scott is the Da Vinci Code of rock

In death, AC/DC’s trailblazing frontman has become a rock icon, and the legend of the man known around the world simply as “Bon” grows with each passing year. But how much of it is myth?

At the heart of Bon: The Last Highway ... Read more

Elvis Is King

By Richard Crouse

Before Elvis Costello was one of Rolling Stone’s greatest artists of all time, before he was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame, he was Declan P. McManus, an office drone with a dull suburban life and a side gig in a pub rock band. In 1976, under the guidance of ... Read more

Far and Away

By Neil Peart

 

Following in the tradition of Ghost Rider and Traveling Music, Rush drummer Neil Peart lets us ride with him along the backroads of North America, Europe, and South America, sharing his experiences in personal reflections and full-color photos. Spanning almost four years, ... Read more

Far and Near

By Neil Peart

 

Now in trade paper

Whether navigating the backroads of Louisiana or Thuringia, exploring the snowy Quebec woods, or performing onstage at Rush concerts, Neil Peart has stories to tell. His first volume in this series, Far and Away, combined words and images to form an intimate, ... Read more

Far and Wide

By Neil Peart

 

35 concerts. 17,000 motorcycle miles. Three months. One lifetime. Now in paperback

In May 2015, the veteran Canadian rock trio Rush embarked on their 40th anniversary tour, R40. For the band and their fans, R40 was a celebration and, perhaps, a farewell. But for Neil Peart, ... Read more

Life In Technicolor: A Celebration of Coldplay

By Debs Wild & Malcom Croft

 

Coldplay’s unique sound has captured the hearts of the world time and time again. From melancholic, thoughtful melodies to energetic thumping bass lines, Coldplay’s musical range is a large part of their popularity, allowing them to appeal to all manner of fans, from young ... Read more

Nowhere with You

By Josh O'Kane

A celebration of a beloved Canadian icon, featuring dozens of original interviews and exclusive photos

Joel Plaskett has earned an awful lot of honourifics in his career so far, counting folk hero, indie darling, and national treasure among them. And that’s just since the Halifax ... Read more

Paul Bley

By Arrigo Cappelletti
Translated by Gregory Burk
Introduction by Franco Fayenz

Arrigo Cappelletti retraces the life one of the most complex and mysterious personalities in the history of jazz. Paul Bley, born in Montreal in 1932, is one of the most important exponents of jazz of the last 50 years. He occupies, among the pantheon of jazz giants, an eccentric ... Read more

Roadshow

By Neil Peart

For thirty years, drummer, author, and songwriter Neil Peart had wanted to write a book about ?the biggest journey of all in my restless existence: the life of a touring musician. Finally, the right time, and the right tour . . .

In the summer of 2004, after three decades, twenty ... Read more