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7 edition of The Rough Guide to The Music of Ska found in the catalog.

The Rough Guide to The Music of Ska

by World Music Network

  • 49 Want to read
  • 21 Currently reading

Published by Rough Guides .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Rock & pop,
  • Jamaica,
  • Genres & Styles - Jazz,
  • Genres & Styles - Punk,
  • Genres & Styles - Reggae,
  • Music,
  • Music / Reggae,
  • Audio _ Miscellaneous Music

  • Edition Notes

    Rough Guide World Music CDs

    The Physical Object
    FormatAudio CD
    Number of Pages12
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL11905201M
    ISBN 101843530147
    ISBN 109781843530145
    OCLC/WorldCa52228249

    The Rough Guide to World Music spans the music of seventy different countries and regions - everything from salsa to soukous, cajun to calypso, rai to qawwali. The detailed coverage brings together more than sixty expert contributors, whose feature articles take in the music to be seen and heard live around the globe, as well as on record. Rough Guides® is a trademark owned by Apa Group with its headquarters at Mill Street, London SE1 2BA, United Kingdom This site is owned by Apa Digital AG, Bahnhofplatz 6, Siebnen, Switzerland arrow_upward Back to top.

    rough guides Rough Guide To Ska - Various Artists Rating Required Select Rating 1 star (worst) 2 stars 3 stars (average) 4 stars 5 stars (best). Spanning a thousand years of music from Gregorian chant to works by contemporary composers such as Judith Weir and Wolfgang Rihm, The Rough Guide to Classical Music forms an indispensable guide to composers and key-recordings. The book combines informative summaries of the major compositions in all genres, with incisive reviews of hundreds of CDs, selecting the best of the latest recordings.

    Following in the footsteps of other world music series such as Nonesuch, Ellipsis Arts, Putumayo, Rounder, Smithsonian Folkways and other labels, the WORLD MUSIC NETWORK began in when husband and wife team Phil Stanton and Sandra Alayón-Stanton began their world reknowned ROUGH GUIDE MUSIC series to accompany the travel guide books. From the Uk based Rough Guide series, a compilation that strives to make some sense of the six decades or so that were the crucible of Soul Music, R&B, and much of what now comprises any kind of Pop heard anywhere in the world. A slight translation problem here is that when the author refers to Northern Soul, he's referring to a sensation in the north of England, a tumultuous reappraisal by 4/5(1).


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The Rough Guide to The Music of Ska by World Music Network Download PDF EPUB FB2

Calling this The Rough Guide To Ska may be a little misleading but that s about the only gripe with this collection. As explained in the excellent sleeve notes by Steve Barrow, the Jamaican music aficionado renowned for his ongoing Blood and Fire re-issue series, the twenty cuts here all come from the catalogue of one highly influential producer who passed away shortly before its /5(3).

The Rough Guide to Reggae covers the entire span of recorded music in Jamaica - from s mento and R&B through to dancehall and ragga. The chapters chart the music's evolution, including ska, rocksteady, roots, dub, toasting, and lover's rock, as well as reggae's offshoots in Britain, the US, and Africa.

The book takes its focus from the singers and DJs, the equally important producers and. The Rough Guide to Reggae is the only book of its kind available. The first two editions of the Rough Guide to Reggae were the top-selling books on the subject, and widely acclaimed by the music press and fans by: View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the CD release of The Rough Guide To Ska on Discogs.

Label: World Music Network - RGNET CD • Format: CD Compilation • Country: UK • Genre: Reggae • Style: Ska/5(8). The Rough Guide To Cambodian Psychedelia Various World Music Network One of the leading forces on the international music scene for over 25 years, World Music Network/Riverboat Records specialise in world, jazz, blues, folk and a treasure-trove of undiscovered sounds.

Get this from a library. Reggae: the rough guide. [Steve Barrow; Peter Dalton; Jonathan Buckley] -- "Covers the entire span of recorded music in Jamaica -- from s mento and R & B through to dancehall and ragga. The chapters chart the music's evolution, including ska, rocksteady, roots, dub.

World Music book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Narrative driven, providing background and context on the music of 70 co World Music book. Read 2 reviews from the world's largest community for readers.

Start by marking “World Music: The Rough Guide” as Want to Read: Want to Read saving /5(2). Twenty-five years ago, World Music Network released its first compilation, the inaugural Rough Guide To World Music. A quarter of a century, and Rough Guides later, World Music Network founder, Creative Director and Head Selector Phil Stanton has thumbed through the archives to put together this special anniversary edition.

For over 35 years, Rough Guides has provided expert travel advice and can now plan and book tailor-made trips for its independent-minded travellers. Top travel destinations Get inspiration and travel information for worldwide destinations with our online travel guides.

Rough Guides migrated to digital platforms with the launch of Rough Guides city guides for iOS, Android and Windows platforms, interactive e-books, and downloadable guide chapters. In January Rough Guides launched a new website.

From 1 AprilRough Guides started rolling out a scheme to offer a free downloadable e-book with every. Founded inthe Music Rough Guide sublabel is produced by World Music Network in association with Rough Guides book publisher. Each release focuses on a particular style, region, or artist.

This is a Sub-Label of World Music Network - for the Series please use Rough Guides. The Rough Guide to Punk casts a sneering glance at the musicians, fashions, icons and record labels behind the sub-culture that revolutionized pop music.

The guide includes profiles of more than artists, from legends such as the Sex Pistols and X-Ray Spex to contemporary stars like Green Day and s: In keeping with the Rough Guide standard, this single-disc compilation of tracks from producer Vincent "Randy" Chin's personal stash is nothing less than stellar.

While there are many well-known acts here -- the Skatalites (three selections) and the pre-reggae Maytals (two) -- there are plenty of obscurities here.

In fact, 12 of the album's 21 tracks have not been reissued since they were 8/   World Music: The Rough Guide, Vol. 2- Latin and North America, Caribbean, India, Asia & Pacific (Rough Guide Music Guides) Mark Ellingham.

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The only thing I was disappointed about in this book was the fact that it's so new and it left out major names like Bad Company, Calyx, Dieselboy, and s: The Rough Guide to World Music Book. The Rough Guide to World Music: Europe, Asia & Pacific is the unchallenged work on sounds from those regions.

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video. An illustration of an audio speaker. Audio An illustration of a " floppy disk. World music: the rough guide by Broughton, Simon. Publication date Topics World music, World music, World music Publisher London: Rough Guides.

The Rough Guide to Country Music ( Essential CDs) Kurt Wolff. out of 5 stars 2. Audio CD. 7 offers from £ The Rough Guide to Rock Mark Ellingham.

out of 5 stars Paperback. 19 offers from £ The Rough Guide to Jazz Brian Priestly. out of 5 stars Reviews: 8. The Rough Guide to Soul and R&B is the definitive guide to the genre's greatest singers, musicians, songwriters and record labels, encapsulating the entire history of soul music from gospel and doo-wop, through funk and disco, to hip-hop and R&s: 7.

The Rough Guide to World Music Vol.1, 3rd edition- Africa, Europe and the Middle Easthas full coverage of everything from Congolese soukous to Greek rembetika, and biographies of artists from Thomas Mapfumo to Cheb Khaled to the Afro Celt Sound System.

Features include- More than 80 articles from expert contributors, focusing on the popular and roots music.The Rough Guide to World Music is the unchallenged reference work on sounds from around the globe.

This third edition is more comprehensive than ever - updated and expanded throughout and with a number of new countries added/5(3).Find many great new & used options and get the best deals for The Rough Guide to Ska by Various Artists (CD, Apr, World Music Network) at the best .