The New Rolling Stone Album Guide: Completely Revised and Updated 4th Edition

Valutazione media 4,14
( su 71 valutazioni fornite da Goodreads )
 
9780743201698: The New Rolling Stone Album Guide: Completely Revised and Updated 4th Edition

It is often difficult to assess the many new emerging music genres without some guidance from a well-respected voice to help differentiate the good from the mediocre, the classic from the fleeting. THE NEW ROLLING STONE ALBUM GUIDE provides readers with such direction, categorising the new sounds with insightful analyses and critical judgement. The new guide celebrates rock's diversity and it's constant metamorphoses. Continuing the useful one-to-five-star ratings of THE ROLLING STONE ALBUM GUIDE, published in 1992, the new volume gets a fresh makeover with the addition of new artists, as well as updated entries, without compromising the indispensable material in the original guide. In addition, a new introduction addresses the changes in the music industry and explores the brouhaha surrounding internet music downloads. Rolling Stone editors Nathan Brackett, Joe Levy, Christian Hoard, and Jenny Eliscu write new entries and update existing material with flair and authority, making this volume the guide to own. With clarity and accuracy, the editors feature records from the seminal bands and DJs that epitomise the beats of the Nineties and the incipient sounds of the 21st century.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Riassunto" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

About the Author:

Nathan Brackett is a senior editor at Rolling Stone, where he has edited the magazine's record reviews section since 1996.

Christian Hoard is a frequent contributor to Rolling Stone. He has also written for The Village Voice, Blender, Spin, and The Boston Globe.

From Publishers Weekly:

"How do you make an album guide that fits in a book bag?" Bracket asks in the introduction to this door-stopping compendium. "Selectively," he answers. To trim down the possibilities, the editors of this book decided to limit their entries to domestically released recordings currently available through major online stores. This makes it easy for consumers to buy what they want, as long as they want the latest mainstream music. Roughly 70 percent of the writing in this guide is new; Brackett notes that the editors chose artists who "have made a lasting, undeniable contribution to pop music." There are extra-long entries for Miles Davis, Dion, John Lee Hooker, B.B. King, Elvis and Muddy Waters, but a few baffling oversights (e.g., George Harrison is missing while the maligned Paula Abdul remains). The Guide is not intended for popular music historians, but a comparison with earlier editions reveals much about trends in popular music commentary: Chicago’s recordings, once ahead of their time, are now "schlock;" a Rolling Stone reviewer has realized that Yes made some good records; and Tony Bennett merits triple the space he occupied in 1992. The new edition’s 72 authors (vs. the four in 1992) produce a tone and style less consistent than in past editions. Some things have not changed: the best-selling albums generally get the highest ratings, and punks and bluesmen are demigods. Often entertaining, the guide offers comprehensive album lists and usefully ranks the innumerable collections available for many artists. (Also welcome is the short section on anthologies and soundtracks.) However, readers seeking lengthy reviews of individual albums would probably be better off looking elsewhere.
Copyright © Reed Business Information, a division of Reed Elsevier Inc. All rights reserved.

Le informazioni nella sezione "Su questo libro" possono far riferimento a edizioni diverse di questo titolo.

I migliori risultati di ricerca su AbeBooks

1.

Brackett, Nathan
Editore: Fireside
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
WCC Corp.
(Moorpark, CA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Fireside. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0743201698. Codice libro della libreria K1-122

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 32,02
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,16
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

2.

Nathan Brackett, Christian Hoard (Contributor)
Editore: Fireside (2004)
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
Ergodebooks
(RICHMOND, TX, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Fireside, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 4 Rev Upd. Codice libro della libreria DADAX0743201698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 46,21
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,42
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

3.

Brackett, Nathan
Editore: Fireside 2004-11-02 (2004)
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 1
Da
M and N Media
(Acworth, GA, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Fireside 2004-11-02, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. 4 Rev Upd. 0743201698 We guarantee all of our items - customer service and satisfaction are our top priorities. Please allow 4 - 14 business days for Standard shipping, within the US. Codice libro della libreria TM-0743201698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 52,52
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,42
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

4.

Nathan Brackett
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi Quantità: 1
Da
Castle Rock
(Pittsford, NY, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Condizione libro: Brand New. Book Condition: Brand New. Codice libro della libreria 97807432016981.0

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 54,08
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 3,42
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

5.

Brackett, Nathan
Editore: Fireside (2004)
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi Paperback Quantità: 2
Da
Murray Media
(North Miami Beach, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Fireside, 2004. Paperback. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110743201698

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 62,29
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 2,56
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi

6.

Brackett, Nathan
Editore: Fireside
ISBN 10: 0743201698 ISBN 13: 9780743201698
Nuovi PAPERBACK Quantità: 1
Da
Cloud 9 Books
(Wellington, FL, U.S.A.)
Valutazione libreria
[?]

Descrizione libro Fireside. PAPERBACK. Condizione libro: New. 0743201698 New Condition. Codice libro della libreria NEW6.0379895

Maggiori informazioni su questa libreria | Fare una domanda alla libreria

Compra nuovo
EUR 61,71
Convertire valuta

Aggiungere al carrello

Spese di spedizione: EUR 4,27
In U.S.A.
Destinazione, tempi e costi