Originally released in 1957 on Riverside 1980 Original Jazz Classics reissue Format: LP
Originally Released in 2004 on FatCat Records 2011 Reissue Format: LPx2
Released in 2012 on Polyvinyl Records Format: LP, white vinyl
Released in 1968 on Nessa Records Recorded on August 11th & 25th, 1967 Format: LP
Released in 1967 on Capitol Records Format: LP, includes cut outs
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.
Released in 1986 on Virgin Records Format: LP
Released in 2017 on Domino Records Format: LPx2
Discpline marks the first in a trilogy of complex prog-meets-new-wave masterpieces that have been relished by anxious overthinkers for decades…featuring polyrhythmic riffs, innovative guitar textures, overwrought sing-talking, and a strong inter-band chemistry.
Information: Originally released in 1971 This deluxe pressing was released in 2013 on Klimt Records Format: LPx2 (second LP contains … More