33 1/3 Book Series Lines Up New Volumes on J Dilla, Kanye West, Devo, Serge Gainsbourg, Aphex Twin
Published Jul 25, 201333 1/3 has been delivering novel-sized critiques of your favourite LPs for a decade now, and the book series is showing no sign of slowing down, having announced another whack of entries analyzing records from the likes of J Dilla, Kanye West, Oasis and Aphex Twin.
The next scheduled instalment will be a look at Serge Gainsbourg's erotic and taboo early '70s LP Histoire de Melody Nelson, written by Darran Anderson. It hits retailers October 24. From there, S. Alexander Reed and Philip Sandifer's account on They Might Be Giants' 1990 breakthrough Flood (featuring "Birdhouse in Your Soul," "Particle Man" and their cover of "Istanbul [Not Constantinople]") arrives on November 21.
33 1/3 rings in the new year via the January 2 release of Phillip Crandall's take on Andrew W.K.'s I Get Wet, while Marc Weidenbaum's tome on Aphex Twin's Selected Ambient Works Vol. II arrives February 13. Luis A. Sanchez's is tackling the Beach Boys' Smile in an entry that hits shelves on March 27.
Down below, you'll find a list of other future entries that have yet to lock down a due date.
Take note, aspiring critics and authors: 33 1/3 will be taking proposals for more volumes in the new year.
Forthcoming 33 1/3 titles:
Gang of Four's Entertainment!, by Kevin Dettmar
J Dilla's Donuts, by Jordan Ferguson
Richard Hell and the Voidoids' Blank Generation, by Pete Astor
Liz Phair's Exile in Guyville, by Gina Arnold
Oasis' Definitely Maybe, by Alex Niven
Kanye West's My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, by Kirk Walker Graves
Sigur Ros' ( ), by Ethan Hayden
Bjork's Biophilia, by Nicola Dibben
Bobbie Gentry's Ode to Billie Joe, by Tara Murtha
Danger Mouse's The Grey Album, by Charles Fairchild
Hole's Live Through This, by Anwyn Crawford
Michael Jackson's Dangerous, by Susan Fast
Dead Kennedys' Fresh Fruit for Rotting Vegetables, by Mike Foley
Devo's Freedom of Choice, by Evie Nagy