After All is Said And Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995

For decades, fans of the Grateful Dead traded bootleg tapes of the band’s performances, helping cement their legendary status while also creating an underground culture and community. This fervent culture is explored in Mark A Rodriguez’s new hardcover book, After All is Said and Done: Taping the Grateful Dead, 1965-1995, a unique look at black market fandom. Featuring Rodriguez’s cassette-collection sculptures, interviews with members of the …

Transcendent Waves: How Listening Shapes Our Creative Lives

In this how-to guide and workbook, sound-healing practitioner and mediation teacher Lavender Suarez (who also releases music under the moniker C Lavender) delves into how listening can impact self-awareness, mindfulness and creativity. Through scientific evidence, illustrated meditations, anecdotes and insightful questions, Suarez offers advice on how to listen more thoughtfully and what can be gleaned from truly tapping into sound.

Tim Presley: Under the Banner of Concern

Featuring Tim Presley artwork from exhibitions at Chicago’s Soccer Club Club and LA’s The Pit, the book Under the Banner of Concern complements its visual power with some of the artist’s poetry. Abstract yet identifiable, Presely’s portraiture relies on his signature “every figure” symbology, marked by sunken eyes and hollowed out, almost stick figure-like, bodies. In some spreads, black and white figures clash or contrast, …