Whether you’re looking for some holiday gift ideas or planning to spend some downtime by the fire this winter, here’s a selection of music books we especially enjoyed this year. We suggest picking them up at your local independent bookseller. Have we missed one of your favorites? Let us know in the comments!
I’ll Take You There: Mavis Staples, the Staple Singers, and the March Up Freedom’s Highway
by Greg Kot (Scribner)read more
2013 brought no shortage of excellent books about music-related topics, and as FMC’s communications associate, I try to pick up as many as I can. While there’s more on my reading pile I haven’t managed to find time for yet (Morrissey’s autobiography, John Nathan Anderson’s Radio’s Digital Dillemma: Broadcasting in the Twentieth Century, and Ed Piskor’s Hip-Hop Family Tree among them), these titles are among my favorites. Seek them out at your local independent bookseller!
Happy holidays, FutureBlog readers! If you’re caught up in a last minute rush to find the right gift for the music lover in your life, we suggest making a trip to your local independent bookseller to pick up one of these fine selections:
How Music Works by David Byrne (McSweeneys)read more