Turn Up The Strobe tells the story of two of the Twentieth Century’s most vital artists, and those who understood them. A story of success, fear, ego, power, graffiti, house music, independence, control, disaster, the Roland TR-808, love, sheep, marketing, God, death, 12” vinyl records, escape, freedom, populism, a Ford Galaxie and the money and fame all of these things attract.
Never Known Questions delves deep into The Residents’ psyche, charting their rise from cottage industry imagineers to art pop figureheads and exploring forty plus years of chameleonic musical adventures, along with the lore and legend that has built up around the group.
More than two years in the making and featuring hundreds of brand new interviews and photographs, Burning Britain is the true story of the UK punk scene from 1980-1984 told for the first time by the bands and labels who created it.
Throughout the pages of Tom Waits: In the Studio, the creative processes behind the writing and recording of career highs, ranging from 'The Heart of Saturday Night' and "Raindogs" in the 1970s and 80s, "Bone Machine" and "Mule Variations" in the 1990s and "Blood Money" and the more recent "Orphans, Brawlers, Bawlers and Bastards" in the new millennium, are explored via interviews with engineers and producers and quoted commentary from Waits' himself.