Respected broadcaster Alan Cross narrates the definitive history of alternative rock over the last 30 years. He recounts the stories of David Bowie, The Velvet Underground, The Clash, The Ramones, The Sex Pistols, and Iggy Pop. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Cross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcca/000002/bk_hcca_000002_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Continuing his definitive history of alternative rock, respected music journalist Alan Cross explores the artists who revolutionized music in the 1990s. In Volume 3, Cross tells the stories of Nirvana, Pearl Jam, Nine Inch Nails, Beastie Boys, The Smashing Pumpkins, Radiohead and others. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Cross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcca/000005/bk_hcca_000005_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
In the final installment of The Alan Cross Guide to Alternative Rock, Cross enters the new millennium. Volume 4 chronicles the influence of today´s biggest bands, providing complete biographies, trivia and discographies for Coldplay, The Killers, The White Stripes, Linkin Park, The Red Hot Chili Peppers, Green Day and Oasis. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Cross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcca/000013/bk_hcca_000013_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
Fast jeder große Hit hat seine eigene Geschichte. Pop-Splits hat die witzigsten und aufregendsten Stories aus vierzig Jahren Pop-Geschichte zusammgetragen. Skurill, morbid, traurig, lustig. Was steckt hinter den Songs die wir alle kennen? Hier erfahren Sie es! 1. Sprache: Deutsch. Erzähler: Michael Pan. Hörprobe: http://samples.audible.de/bk/edel/000152/bk_edel_000152_sample.mp3. Digitales Hörbuch im AAX Format.
In the second of four volumes, Alan Cross reveals the fascinating stories behind the music, focusing on the following top performers: Joy Division, New Order, The Cure, Depeche Mode, U2, Brian Eno, Skinny Puppy, and The Pixies. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Alan Cross. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/hcca/000003/bk_hcca_000003_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
This book not only covers the highlights of Lou Reed´s career but explores lesser-known facets of his work, such as his first recordings with doo-wop group the Jades, his key literary influences, the impact of Judaism upon his work, and his engagement with the LGBT movement. Drawing from original interviews with many of his artistic collaborators, friends, and romantic partners, as well as from archival material, concert footage, and unreleased bootlegs of live performances, Dirty Blvd. exposes the man behind the myth, the notoriously uncompromising rock poet who wrote songs that transcended their genre and established himself as one of the most influential and enigmatic American artists of the past half century. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Tom Perkins. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/tant/005240/bk_tant_005240_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
What is love? Great minds have been grappling with this question throughout the ages, and in the modern era, they have come up with many different answers. According to Western philosopher Pat Benatar, love is a battlefield. Her paisan, Frank Sinatra, would add the corollary that love is a tender trap. Love hurts. Love stinks. Love bites, love bleeds, love is the drug. The troubadours of our times agree that they want to know what love is, and they want you to show them. But the answer is simple: love is a mix tape. In the 1990s, when ´´alternative´´ was suddenly mainstream, bands like Pearl Jam and Pavement, Nirvana and R.E.M. - bands that a year before would have been too weird for MTV - were MTV. It was also a time when a shy music geek named Rob Sheffield met a hell-raising Appalachian punk-rock girl named Renee, who was way too cool for him but fell in love with him anyway. They had nothing in common, except that they both loved music. Music brought them together and kept them together. And it was music that would help Rob through a sudden, unfathomable loss. In Love is a Mix Tape, Rob, now a writer for Rolling Stone, uses the songs on 15 mix tapes to tell the story of his brief time with Renee. From Elvis to Missy Elliott, the Rolling Stones to Yo La Tengo, the songs on these tapes make up the soundtrack to their lives. This is Rob´s tribute to music, to the decade that shaped him, but most of all to one unforgettable woman. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Rob Sheffield. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/rand/000994/bk_rand_000994_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.
A guitarist fires off riffs. A drummer pounds out primal rhythms. Fans scream along to a booming chorus. These are the sounds of rock. When rock ´n´ roll first shook up young audiences, parents and politicians screamed in protest. But artists soon used the music to make protests of their own. Since rock´s birth in the 1950s, its sounds have been blasted from garages to stadiums. The music can be the soundtrack to rebellion, a tool for self-expression, or just a way to bang your head. Find out what inspired rock pioneers to pick up their guitars. Discover the stories of outrageous punks and grungy alternative rockers. And learn more about legends such as Jimi Hendrix, Janis Joplin, Metallica, and Green Day. 1. Language: English. Narrator: Intuitive. Audio sample: http://samples.audible.de/bk/lrnr/000025/bk_lrnr_000025_sample.mp3. Digital audiobook in aax.