33 1/3 music book series publishes essay collection 33 1/3 B-sides

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Short essays on “beloved and underrated albums.”

33 1/3 B-sides is a new collection of essays focussing on much-loved albums that have yet to be explored in the 33 1/3 series.

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Since 2003, the 33 1/3 series has published explorations into canonical albums such as DJ Shadow’s Endtroducing…, Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Volume II, J Dilla’s Donuts and Bjork’s Homogenic.

Notable essays featured in the new collection include musings on The Durutti Column’s The Return of the Durutti Column by Philip Shaw, De La Soul’s De La Soul Is Dead by Shawn Taylor, Digable Planets’ Reachin’ (A New Refutation of Time and Space) by Walter Biggins and Haruomi Hosono’s Philharmony by Bryan Waterman.

The 33 1/3 B-sides is out now on Bloomsbury Press.

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