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How Music Works

by David Byrne

|This title releases May 2, 2017

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*Updated with a new chapter on digital curation* How Music Works is David Byrne’s incisive and enthusiastic look at the musical art form, from its very inceptions to the influences that shape it, whether acoustical, economic, social or technological.…

Bicycle Diaries

by David Byrne

|September 28, 2010

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A round-the-world bicycle tour with one of the most original artists of our day. Urban bicycling has become more popular than ever as recession- strapped, climate-conscious city dwellers reinvent basic transportation. In this wide-ranging memoir, artist/musician…

How Music Works

by David Byrne

|September 12, 2012

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How Music Works is David Byrne's remarkable and buoyant celebration of a subject he has spent a lifetime thinking about. In it he explores how profoundly music is shaped by its time and place, and he explains how the advent of recording technology in the…

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For the past two decades, ¿complexity¿ has informed a range of work across the social sciences. There are diverse schools of complexity thinking, and authors have used these ideas in a multiplicity of ways, from health inequalities to the organization…
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Chaos and complexity are the new buzz words in both science and contemporary society. The ideas they represent have enormous implications for the way we understand and engage with the world. Complexity Theory and the Social Sciences introduces students to the…

Hoe muziek werkt

by David Byrne

|October 17, 2014

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Hoe muziek werkt is David Byrnes ode aan muziek. Een verslag van een leven in de muziekwereld en een uitleg van hoe en waarom muziek werkt, verteld door een talentvol muzikant. Het is een deels autobiografisch, alomvattend werk dat een schat aan feiten over…
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Hilly Kristal originally intended his club to showcase the type of music his venue's notorious letters stand for: Country, Bluegrass, Blues. Little did he know his club on the Bowery would be the birthplace of a new era of music in New York City: Punk. While…
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Reviews of the First Edition: “thoughtful, critical, comprehensive, genuine… Byrne’s work should prove compulsory reading for any critical and nuanced view of social exclusion.” Progress in Human Geography “The presentation of a…

Arboretum

by David Byrne

|August 25, 2006

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An intimate, enigmatic, glimpse into the mind of the legendary musician. For over twenty-five years, David Byrne has focused his unique genius upon forms as diverse as disco, architectural photography, and PowerPoint. Now he presents what may be his most personal…
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How do quantitative methods help us to acquire knowledge of the real world? What are the `do's' and `don'ts' of effective quantitative research? This refreshing and accessible book provides students with a novel and useful resource for doing quantitative…
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This interdisciplinary book examines the contemporary nature and possible futures of cities in a postindustrial and globalized world. Considering urban plans as complex systems and as products of collective human action, Byrne draws on urban history, geography,…

The Rage Of Staging: Wim Vandekeybus

by David Byrne

|This title releases December 31, 2016

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First book ever on this international choreographer and his company Ultima Vez "Vandekeybus brought into focus a whole new genre of modern dance... Combat rolls, breakneck sprints and savagely wrestled duets became the defining vocabulary of a new…