Style: Collage Pop, Plunderphonics, Dance, Neo-Psychedelia, Turntablism
Moods: Summer, Playful, Uplifting, Bittersweet, Breakup, Tropical, Sunny, Warm, Romantic, Energetic
Musical Qualities: Sampling, Suite, Lush, Collage, Melodic, Rhythmic, Dense
The Books’ music is simultaneously funny, innovative, catchy and enlightening. They use found sound and spoken word mixed with innovative recording techniques and acoustic instruments to create beautiful sound-collages that somehow create unity between all these disparate sources, as if they were all meant to be together. Everything these guys do, solo or together, is absolute genius.