Tagged: music

Collins wins the Penderyn Music Book Prize with 'joyous' memoir

Musician Shirley Collins’ memoir All in the Downs (Strange Attractor) has won the Penderyn Music Book Prize for 2019. Read more

Huey Morgan pens music 'rebel heroes' book for Cassell

Octopus Publishing Group’s Cassell Illustrated has commissioned a book on the rebel heroes of popular music by Fun Lovin’ Criminals frontman and DJ Huey Morgan.... Read more

Hendrix and Motorhead biogs to Orion

Orion has bought two biographies, one of Jimi Hendrix and the other of Motorhead, by music writer Mick Wall. Anna Valentine, publishing director, non-fiction, acquired... Read more

Amazon launches voice-activated Echo device

Amazon has unveiled a new device called Amazon Echo, a voice-activated speaker unit which people can use to find information, play music, and create to-do... Read more

The day Amy died

On the anniversary of Amy Winehouse's death, her father recalls special moments spent together - and how he heard that she had died Read more

The unique life of Harry Belafonte

How Harry Belafonte turned down JFK, was charmed by Martin Luther King and broke record sales Read more

dazzled by the high

Eleanor Henderson's novel Ten Thousand Saints delves into the rebellious, extreme world of straight edge Read more

The music of silence

What happens when you lose the thing you love most? And what, like Nick Coleman, if that is your livelihood? Read more

Graphic like you

The Dandy Warhols frontman Courtney Taylor-Taylor has just published his first graphic novel Read more

loving the alien

In his new novel about a 1970s punk band, Naked, Kevin Brooks delves into the world of the teenager - and finds it not such... Read more

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