The cult book series lines up a fresh crop.
33 1/3, the publisher of those compact books about your favourite records, has revealed the results of its recent open call for submissions.
Following the recently announced book on Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. score (due in spring 2015) will be tomes on Miles Davis’ 1970 opus Bitches Brew, The Geto Boys’ controversial self-titled album from 1990 and Blondie’s pop masterpiece Parallel Lines.
Other albums selected from a pool of over 400 submissions include post-punk icons The Raincoats’ 1979 debut, Daniel Johnston’s 1983 cult classic Hi, How Are You and The Jesus and Mary Chain’s noise-pop gem Psychocandy.
Oh, and someone’s doing New Kids On The Block’s Hangin’ Tough.
Browse the full list of forthcoming titles below. This year’s selection of 33 1/3 publications includes Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Vol II and the recently released book on J Dilla’s Donuts, which you can read an extract from here. [via Exclaim]
Coming Spring 2015
Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros by Andrew Shartmann
Coming Fall 2015
Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead by Puzz Poole
Beat Happening’s Beat Happening by Bryan C. Parker
Metallica’s Metallica (The Black Album) by David Masciotra
Phish’s A Live One by Walter Holland
Coming Spring 2016
Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew by George Grella
The Geto Boys’ The Geto Boys by Rolf Potts
The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy by Paula Mejia
Daniel Johnston’s Hi, How Are You by Benjamin Shapiro
Sleater-Kinney’s Dig Me Out by Jovana Babović
Coming Fall 2016
New Kids on the Block’s Hangin’ Tough by Rebecca Wallwork
Donny Hathaway’s Donny Hathaway Live by Emily Lordi
The Raincoats’ The Raincoats by Jenn Pelly
Blondie’s Parallel Lines by Kembrew McLeod