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The A to X of alternative music

Author: Steve Taylor; Xfm (Radio station : London, England)
Publisher: New York : Continuum, ©2004.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Alphabetical entries place artists in their musical and chronological context. It gives the backgrounds of musicians who have rejected the accepted or easy route to success, avoiding commercial imperatives and cliche to make inspiring and influential music that has won devoted -- and in some cases fanatical -- followings.
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Genre/Form: Alternative rock music
Dictionaries
Dictionnaires anglais
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Steve Taylor; Xfm (Radio station : London, England)
ISBN: 0826473962 9780826473967 0826482171 9780826482174
OCLC Number: 54415913
Notes: At head of title on cover: Xfm presents.
Includes index.
Description: x, 308 pages : illustrations ; 25 cm
Responsibility: Steve Taylor.

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The A to X of Alternative Music is a survey of the most influential bands of the last 30 years. It covers those bands and artists who have rejected the mainstream in favour of innovation, originality  Read more...

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