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Product Description: This project presents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and composer and performer Guillermo Galindo. Misrach has been photographing the 2,000-mile border between the US and Mexico since 2004, with increased focus since 2009—the latest installation in his ongoing series Desert Cantos, a multifaceted approach to the study of place and man's complex relationship to it...read more
By Josh Kun (introduced by)

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9781597112895 | Bilingual edition (Aperture, April 26, 2016), cover price $75.00 | About this edition: This project presents a unique collaboration between photographer Richard Misrach and composer and performer Guillermo Galindo.

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Product Description: Germinal brings together a series by Mexican multimedia artist Carlos Amorales (born 1970) that stem from an alphabet invented by the artist. Ranging from posters, books and newspapers to sculpture and video, these works occupy a midzone between image and sign.

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9783037643389 | Distributed Art Pub Inc, September 30, 2013, cover price $59.95 | About this edition: Germinal brings together a series by Mexican multimedia artist Carlos Amorales (born 1970) that stem from an alphabet invented by the artist.

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Product Description: Culled from the Southern California Sheet Music Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library, this unprecedented anthology tells the story of Los Angeles through its songs. Featuring the elaborately designed covers of more than one hundred pieces of vintage sheet music, Songs in the Key of Los Angeles spans 1859 to 1959, offering a rare musical window into Southern California history from mythic Missions to infinite oranges, from rumbling railroads to romantic Ramona ...read more

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9781626400009 | Angel City Pr, April 30, 2013, cover price $50.00 | About this edition: Culled from the Southern California Sheet Music Collection of the Los Angeles Public Library, this unprecedented anthology tells the story of Los Angeles through its songs.

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Product Description: The field of American studies has a long tradition of scholarship and research into the social and cultural worlds of sound. The essays in this volume highlight the key role of sound in the formation of central themes and areas of inquiry within contemporary American studies...read more
By Josh Kun (editor)

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9781421405711 | Johns Hopkins Univ Pr, September 18, 2012, cover price $35.00 | About this edition: The field of American studies has a long tradition of scholarship and research into the social and cultural worlds of sound.

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Product Description: Birds of Fire brings overdue critical attention to fusion, a musical idiom that emerged as young musicians blended elements of jazz, rock, and funk in the late 1960s and 1970s. At the time, fusion was disparaged by jazz writers and ignored by rock critics...read more
By Kevin Fellezs, Josh Kun (editor) and Ronald Radano (editor)

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9780822350309 | Duke Univ Pr, August 8, 2011, cover price $84.95 | About this edition: Birds of Fire brings overdue critical attention to fusion, a musical idiom that emerged as young musicians blended elements of jazz, rock, and funk in the late 1960s and 1970s.

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Product Description: In Buena Vista in the Club, Geoffrey Baker traces the trajectory of the Havana hip hop scene from the late 1980s to the present and analyzes its partial eclipse by reggaetón. While Cuban officials initially rejected rap as “the music of the enemy,” leading figures in the hip hop scene soon convinced certain cultural institutions to accept and then promote rap as part of Cuba’s national culture...read more

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9780822349402 | Duke Univ Pr, April 14, 2011, cover price $99.95 | About this edition: In Buena Vista in the Club, Geoffrey Baker traces the trajectory of the Havana hip hop scene from the late 1980s to the present and analyzes its partial eclipse by reggaetón.

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9780822349594 | Duke Univ Pr, April 14, 2011, cover price $27.95 | About this edition: In Buena Vista in the Club, Geoffrey Baker traces the trajectory of the Havana hip hop scene from the late 1980s to the present and analyzes its partial eclipse by reggaetón.

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Product Description: What started out as a mutual affinity for kitschy Jewish album covers–think Neil Diamond baring his chest hair on the cover of Hot August Night or Barbra Streisand in hot pants on the cover of Streisand Superman–soon became a quest for identity, history, and culture between the grooves of LPs...read more

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9780307394675 | Crown Pub, November 18, 2008, cover price $24.95 | About this edition: What started out as a mutual affinity for kitschy Jewish album covers–think Neil Diamond baring his chest hair on the cover of Hot August Night or Barbra Streisand in hot pants on the cover of Streisand Superman–soon became a quest for identity, history, and culture between the grooves of LPs.

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Product Description: Ranging from Los Angeles to Havana to the Bronx to the U.S.-Mexico border and from klezmer to hip hop to Latin rock, this groundbreaking book injects popular music into contemporary debates over American identity. Josh Kun insists that America is not a single chorus of many voices folded into one, but rather various republics of sound that represent multiple stories of racial and ethnic difference...read more

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9780520225107 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $85.00 | About this edition: Ranging from Los Angeles to Havana to the Bronx to the U.

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9780520244245 | Univ of California Pr, November 1, 2005, cover price $34.95

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Product Description: Mickey Katz (1909 - 1985), a Jewish comedian and musician, is best known for his parodies -- "Theme from Moulin Rouge (Where is My Heart)" became "Where is My Pants?", "(How Much is that) Doggie in the Window" became "Pickle in the Window" -- incorporating Yiddish words and accents...read more
By Hannibal Coons, Joel Grey (foreword by), Mickey Katz and Josh Kun (introduced by)

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9780819564337 | Wesleyan Univ Pr, July 17, 2002, cover price $22.95 | About this edition: Mickey Katz (1909 - 1985), a Jewish comedian and musician, is best known for his parodies -- "Theme from Moulin Rouge (Where is My Heart)" became "Where is My Pants?

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