33 1/3 series announce new books on albums by Miles Davis, The Geto Boys, Blondie and more

The cult book series lines up a fresh crop.

33 1/3, the publisher of those compact books about your favourite records, has revealed the results of its recent open call for submissions.

Following the recently announced book on Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros. score (due in spring 2015) will be tomes on Miles Davis’ 1970 opus Bitches Brew, The Geto Boys’ controversial self-titled album from 1990 and Blondie’s pop masterpiece Parallel Lines.

Other albums selected from a pool of over 400 submissions include post-punk icons The Raincoats’ 1979 debut, Daniel Johnston’s 1983 cult classic Hi, How Are You and The Jesus and Mary Chain’s noise-pop gem Psychocandy.

Oh, and someone’s doing New Kids On The Block’s Hangin’ Tough.

Browse the full list of forthcoming titles below. This year’s selection of 33 1/3 publications includes Aphex Twin’s Selected Ambient Works Vol II and the recently released book on J Dilla’s Donuts, which you can read an extract from here. [via Exclaim]

Coming Spring 2015

Koji Kondo’s Super Mario Bros by Andrew Shartmann

Coming Fall 2015

Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead by Puzz Poole

Beat Happening’s Beat Happening by Bryan C. Parker

Metallica’s Metallica (The Black Album) by David Masciotra

Phish’s A Live One by Walter Holland

Coming Spring 2016

Miles Davis’ Bitches Brew by George Grella

The Geto Boys’ The Geto Boys by Rolf Potts

The Jesus and Mary Chain’s Psychocandy by Paula Mejia

Daniel Johnston’s Hi, How Are You by Benjamin Shapiro

Sleater-Kinney’s Dig Me Out by Jovana Babović

Coming Fall 2016

New Kids on the Block’s Hangin’ Tough by Rebecca Wallwork

Donny Hathaway’s Donny Hathaway Live by Emily Lordi

The Raincoats’ The Raincoats by Jenn Pelly

Blondie’s Parallel Lines by Kembrew McLeod



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