• 101 Essential Rock Records

    A passionate tribute to vinyl, spotlighting rocks most influential records from The Beatles 1963 debut Please Please Me, through the Sex Pistols Never Mind the Bollocks (1977) 101 Essential Rock Records celebrates the Golden Age. A thoughtful essay on each album accompanies the original vinyl cover artwork, with rare variations from around the world. Also included are provocative interviews with musicians discussing the albums and artists who changed their lives. David Bowie speaks eloquently about the Velvet Undergrounds influence, noting his band, Buzz, performed Im Waiting For The Man at their last gig, and that it was the first time a Velvet song had been covered by anyone, anywhere in the world. Lucky me. Susanne Vega, Peter Buck (REM), Johnny Marr (The Smiths), Nels Cline (Wilco), Devendra Banhart, Robyn Hitchcock and more contribute original texts. Pictorial explorations of Jimi Hendrixs personal record collection, and a survey of censored album covers from throughout the rock era are also featured. The sales of vinyl LPs have been growing rapidly while other physical mediums continue to wither, a trend driven in no small part by classic re-issues and the advent of record store day in 2008. 101 Essential is the perfect accompaniment and guide to digging in the bins for tha...

    • Brand: Gingko Press
    • ASIN: 158423640X

  • Rock Bass 101: Essential Bass Lines, Techniques, Theory and Grooves Bk/Online Audio

    (Bass Instruction). There's more to rock bass playing than just following the guitarist's left hand! This book with audio demo exercises and full-length tunes available online for download or streaming gives you all the tools you need to construct your own bass lines, creatively and effectively, in a rock context. Learn to play the perfect line for any musical situation on the spot! Topics covered include: tips on playing position and posture * warm-up exercises * essential scales and rhythms * building with octaves, appraoch notes, and fifths * box shapes, pentatonic scales and blues * and rhythmic variations.

    • Brand: Hal Leonard
    • ASIN: 154002668X
    • UPC: 888680745141

  • Bonsai (101 Essential Tips)

    Everything you need to know about bonsai care, maintenance, design, and arrangement. With clear explanations of bonsai and what it is, these 101 easy-to-grasp tips have everything you need to get the results you want.Build knowledge and confidence with this must-have pocket guide, filled with the essentials you're looking for including pointers and advice on cultivating bonsai plants. Create a sense of balance and serenity in your home with these beautiful miniature trees and bring the ancient practice into the 21st century. Using a step-by-step approach, 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai explains design and style principles, which containers to use, how to cultivate a bonsai plant and more. Learn about the different suitable species, from Japanese red maple to Scots pine, find out how to prune, reshape with wiring, implement Saikei and rock planting, and develop a watering routine to keep your living art healthy.Whether you want to build on your basic skills or become an expert, 101 Essential Tips: Bonsai is right for you. This pocket guide is chock-full of information to guide you, inspire you, and give you the knowledge and confidence you're looking for.

    • Brand: Tomlinson, Harry/ Watson, Carol
    • ASIN: 0789496879
    • UPC: 635517096873

  • 101 Ukulele Licks: Essential Blues, Jazz, Country, Bluegrass, and Rock 'n' Roll Licks for the Uke

    (Ukulele). From blues to bluegrass, uke can play it all! In this one-of-a-kind book and audio pack, you get over a hundred authentic licks notated for the ukulele in standard notation and tablature. Plus there are tons of extras common chord progressions, scales, uke history, recommended listening, information on uke builders, blogs, websites, and more! The accompanying audio features a demo of every lick, as well as play-along tracks with chord progressions for practicing and jamming. The audio is accessed online for download or streaming and features PLAYBACK+ tools including tempo adjustment, looping, and more!

    • Brand: Hal Leonard
    • ASIN: 1423482646
    • UPC: 884088408091

  • Music Theory 101: From keys and scales to rhythm and melody, an essential primer on the basics of music theory (Adams 101)

    Learn the basics of music theory in this comprehensive and easy-to-understand guide.From classical to hard rock, and jazz to hip hop, music is constantly evolving, but many of the basics have stayed the same. Understanding these basics is key to becoming a successful musician and well-rounded music lover. Music Theory 101 covers everything novice musicians and lifelong learners need to know, including: -How to read sheet music -Understanding the construction of chords and scales -The different rhythm and time signatures -How keys are identified and organized Full of music trivia, music history, comprehensive instruction, and visual aids of scales, music symbols, and chords throughout, Music Theory 101 is the essential guide you need for a crash course in music theory that even professional musicians would envy.

    • ASIN: 1507203667

  • 101 Artists to Listen to Before You Die

    A graphic novel in the form of Ricardo Cavolo’s personal diary, which follows the story of music through 101 essential artists; from Bach to Radiohead, to Amy Winehouse, Nirvana and Daft Punk. With over one hundred uniquely colorful illustrations and handwritten text, lists, notes, and personal anecdotes this is a book to delight in.

    • Color: multi-colored
    • Brand: INGRAM PUBLISHING DBA PERSEUS
    • ASIN: 1910620009

  • 101 Essential Rock 'N' Roll Chord Progressions: For Guitar

    This innovative book teaches the chord progressions and rhythms heard on hundreds of legendary rock recordings. Invaluable in a multitude of applications, the book is for music students, teachers, performing artists, recording studios, composers, advertising agencies, and any person or music company who desires a user-friendly, complete guide to rock progressions. Basic chord fingerings are supplied for guitarists. The companion stereo audio makes the book an ideal tool for study or jamming. Blank treble and bass staves are included for writing songs, licks, and solos. This is a great learning/reference sourcebook for beginners and pros alike. All creative musicians and writers who study, perform, or compose rock music will benefit from this book. Includes access to an online audio recording.

    • ASIN: 0786697598