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    The Boom Box Project: The Machines, the Music, and the Rise of Hip-Hop (Hardback) By (author) Lyle Owerko, By (author) Spike Lee

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    DescriptionOn the heels of the graffiti renaissance comes a vibrant look at an old-school icon that figured prominently in music movements of the 1970s and 80s. The Boombox Project features contemporary fine art portraits of an array of vintage boomboxes, as well as scores of documentary photographs of the people who brought the boombox movement to life back in the day. The book is more than just a collection of images, though; it's also an oral history of the early days of hip-hop, featuring memories from Fab 5 Freddie, Bob Gruen, Rosie Perez, Kool Moe Dee, LL Cool J, Lisa Lisa, DJ Spooky and Adam Yauch of the Beastie Boys among others on the role this once ubiquitous machine played. This lively and highly stylish volume is one of the coolest books of the season.


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    Title
    The Boom Box Project
    Subtitle
    The Machines, the Music, and the Rise of Hip-Hop
    Authors and contributors
    By (author) Lyle Owerko, By (author) Spike Lee
    Physical properties
    Format: Hardback
    Number of pages: 144
    Width: 236 mm
    Height: 286 mm
    Thickness: 20 mm
    Weight: 1,102 g
    Language
    English
    ISBN
    ISBN 13: 9780810982758
    ISBN 10: 0810982757
    Classifications

    Nielsen BookScan Product Class 3: T1.7
    BIC E4L: MUS
    B&T Merchandise Category: GEN
    B&T Book Type: NF
    Warengruppen-Systematik des deutschen Buchhandels: 15920
    Ingram Subject Code: MU
    B&T Modifier: Region of Publication: 01
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Modifier: Academic Level: 05
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 01
    B&T General Subject: 540
    B&T Modifier: Geographic Designator: 01
    LC classification: ML
    Libri: ENGM4300
    BIC subject category V2: AVGR
    B&T Approval Code: A08850000
    Abridged Dewey: 781
    B&T Modifier: Subject Development: 42
    LC subject heading:
    B&T Approval Code: A08745900
    BISAC V2.8: MUS031000
    B&T Approval Code: A06284000
    DC22: 782.421649
    BISAC V2.8: PHO004000
    LC subject heading:
    Libri: HIPH5000
    BISAC V2.8: MUS032000
    DC22: 306.484249
    BISAC V2.8: PHO011010
    LC subject heading:
    Ingram Theme: ASPT/ARTAS
    Thema V1.0: AJCD, AVLP
    Edition statement
    New ed.
    Illustrations note
    90 color and black-and-white photographs
    Publisher
    Abrams
    Imprint name
    Abrams
    Publication date
    01 October 2010
    Publication City/Country
    New York