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3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 3.00 (58 ratings) (rate this audio book) Author: Bill Drummond Narrator: Bill Drummond Publisher: Beautiful Sounds Format: Unabridged Audiobook Delivery: Instant Download Audio Length: Release Date:
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In 17, Drummond analyses the past, present, and possible future of music and the ways in which we hear and relate to it. He references his own contributions to the canon of popular music, and he provides fascinating insider portraits of the industry and its protagonists. But above all, he questions our ideas of music and our attitude to sound, introducing us throughout this provocative and superbly written book to his current work, The17.

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  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Terry Clague | 10/11/2013

    " '...It is a well known fact that most artists produce their best work early in their career. They may refine what they do but you usually get the measure of what they are about on their first outing.' "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Alan Fricker | 8/28/2013

    " A charity shop find. Wanders well in places and poorly in others. A project I find less interesting than some from the author. "

  • 3 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 53 out of 5 by Sam | 7/15/2013

    " Bill Drummond (Big in Japan, KLF, Timelords, etc.) is trying to reinvent music with his Cage-esque The Seventeen project. "17" is his tour diary, memoir & manifesto. A good read, if you're a music nut who cares about Bill Drummond. "

  • 4 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 54 out of 5 by Francis Jones | 5/23/2013

    " Been chipping at this one over a year, most of the time he is explaining the same theories and experiments again. Although I really commend what he has done, and enjoy his writing, I can't tear through this very quickly. "

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